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Nobel Prize Winner Studies Meditaiton

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Read the associated article: http://lifespa.com/nobel-prize-winner-studies-meditation/ Sign up for our free weekly video-newsletter: http://lifespa.com/newsletter-signup/ Like us on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/dr.douillard Follow @JohnDouillard on Twitter In 2009, Elizabeth Blackburn won the Nobel Prize for her discovery of the protective caps on chromosomes called, “telomeres.” Every time a cell divides, these protective caps wear down, and over time, the telomeres shorten. As the telomeres shorten, the cells start to malfunction and lose their ability to divide. Today, based on Blackburn’s research, scientists use the measure of telomere length as a metric for aging and disease risk. ...click to read more: http://lifespa.com/nobel-prize-winner-studies-meditation/