At-home telomere testing is not a reliable marker of aging, researcher says

Companies pledge to tell you your cellular age from a drop of blood. Don’t be so sure

at home tests for telomere length

JUST A NUMBER  Several companies offer at-home test kits for telomere length. Send in a blood sample and, these companies claim, they’ll tell you if you are older or younger than you think. Test kits also come with advice for maintaining the ends of your chromosomes.

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