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Are Telomeres a New Biomarker for COVID-19?

A recently published medical paper suggests the answer may be YES.  A team of scientists from Rutgers University reviewed the disease progression of COVID-19 and created an interesting hypothesis – that telomeres, particularly short telomere length, may be a potential biomarker that identifies patients most likely to have a bad prognosis from COVID-19.   The theory was published this summer in the FASEB Journal (stands for Federation of American Societies for Experimental... Read More
at Wednesday, September 16, 2020