Scientists have found that psychologically hard work shortens the life of the people.
To such conclusion employees of the University of Michigan after his study. They analyzed the length of telomeres (parts of chromosomes) from their students who were training to become doctors. Then carried out the same procedure in the first year, when young people were trained in medical schools.
It turned out that due to feelings of increased responsibility and constant stress have medical volunteers in six time has accelerated the aging of cells. But in this case refers to the telomeres, they were much shorter than average. For this reason, scientists have come to the conclusion that this situation increases the risk of many serious diseases.
We came to the conclusion that hard work shortens years of life, because the length of telomeres can determine the real age of a person, said the researchers.
Experts plan to continue their research to understand exactly how changing the length of telomeres, the potential victims of work stress. Experts believe that more accurate data will be obtained after studying people who had undergone military training, pregnant women and mothers of newborn children.
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