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Anti-aging Effects of Telomerase on Telomeres

What is a Telomere?

Telomeres affect how your cells age. They are caps at the end of each strand of DNA that protect your chromosomes, like the plastic tips at the end of shoelaces. Without this coating, shoelaces become frayed until they can no longer do their job – just as without telomeres, DNA strands become damaged and your cells can’t do their job.

Telomeres get shorter as you age, but they can also be shortened by stress, smoking, obesity, lack of exercise and a poor diet.

Telomeres are repetitive DNA sequences at the ends of chromosomes. Telomeres play an essential role in cellular division and are responsible for maintaining the integrity of our genes. Every human cell contains 92 telomeres which act like biological ticking clocks. Every time our cells divide, our telomeres get shorter. It only takes a few critically short telomeres to send a cell into a crisis state where it either stops functioning properly (senescence) or dies.

An average human being starts with 15,000 base pairs in their telomeres as an infant. Every time a cell divides, telomeres shorten until in old age, a person has only 4,000 base pairs on average.

Root Causes of Cellular Aging

·       Telomeres shorten as our cells age.

·       Scientific studies have shown that short telomeres are associated with cellular decline and dysfunction.

·       The only way to lengthen telomeres is through the activation of an enzyme called telomerase.

Telomere shortening is involved in all aspects of the aging process on a cellular level. It is the main cause of age-related breakdown of your cells. When telomeres get too short, your cells can no longer reproduce, which causes them to degenerate and eventually die.

Some cells, like those found in the skin, hair and the immune system, are most affected by telomere shortening because they reproduce more often.

Slow, Stop or even Reverse Cellular Aging

Telomerase is an enzyme that maintains telomere length in order to prevent genomic instability and cell death. The gene producing telomerase is usually turned off in most cells. When this telomerase gene is activated, it adds new DNA onto the ends of telomeres, stabilizing the chromosomes which result in extended cell life and cellular rejuvenation.

There is scientific evidence that telomeres can be lengthened. Telomerase can slow, stop or perhaps even reverse the telomere shortening that happens as you age.

A Telomerase Activator when taken orally, circulates in the bloodstream and activates the telomerase enzyme. By activating telomerase, it helps cells continue to divide and proliferate.

Activating Telomerase can:

·       Address telomere shortening and cellular aging.

·       Help cells live longer and continue to function properly. This may be especially important for cells in the immune system.

·       Make old cells function as they did when they were younger.

This Telomerase Activator, launched in 2007 is the only proven nutritional supplement that targets telomerase activation on the market today. It is a single small organic molecule that is obtained by ultra purifying and concentrating one of the many bioactive compounds found in a traditional Chinese medicinal plant, Astragalus Root. It is manufactured with innovative proprietary technology to improve the effectiveness and bioavailability of the molecule which increases the absorption rate in the human body. The product is a Bioenhanced Astragalus Root Extract.

Cell Rejuvenation through Telomerase Activation

Shorter telomere length has been linked to a variety of degenerative disorders, including high levels of inflammatory markers, oestrogen deficiency and cellular aging. The term ‘Short Telomere Syndrome’ has been used to capture the broad impact of short telomeres on many of the conditions caused by the aging process.

This Telomerase Activator maintains telomere length and slows down cellular aging. Researchers found that it significantly lengthened critically short telomeres with no serious adverse effects. Several studies also confirmed that it improves the immune system. Other observed health benefits include bone health, insulin balance and cardiovascular health.

Nobel Prize-winning Science can Help Keep You Looking & Feeling your Best

In 2009, the Nobel Prize for Physiology/Medicine was awarded to 3 scientists who discovered how telomerase impacts telomere length.

This nutritional supplement has been proven safe and effective in more than a decade of studies and in use by people worldwide.

The first randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study showed telomere lengthening in humans. The group taking this nutritional supplement daily significantly increased the length of their telomeres while the control group were losing telomere length. The published findings showed that this telomerase activator lengthens telomeres in a statistically and clinically significant manner.

The maximum safe dosage of this supplement has not been determined. However, no toxicity has been observed at doses several times as much as the recommended dose.

This product is not recommended for people under 25 years old, pregnant or nursing women, or those with severe liver or kidney disease, or any other serious disease.

Side effects should not occur with the suggested dose. However, people may respond differently to the same dosing level. Dosage should be advised by your physician.


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AIPC is part of MOH's Swab & Go Home programme. Our clinic can carry out the COVID-19 Swab test for anyone who meets the MOH medical criteria. From 1 Jul 20, all individuals aged 13 and above, diagnosed with ARI will be COVID Swab-tested. Cost of Swab test to be borne by Ministry of Health Singapore.

AIPC is part of the National Influenza Sentinel Surveillance programme with MOH. If you have a fever of > 38 degrees with a cough, our clinic is able to test for COVID-19. For children below 12 years old with clinical diagnosis of HFMD (eg fever, oral ulcers, rash), our clinic can test for Hand Foot & Mouth Disease (The tests are for surveillance purposes only).


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Co-infection of COVID-19 with other infectious diseases is possible.

Reduce your risk of getting sick with COVID-19

  • Make sure your vaccinations are up-to-date. People older than 65 years, and those with many underlying conditions, such as those who are immunocompromised or with significant liver disease, are recommended to receive vaccinations against influenza (Flu 2020) and pneumococcal disease (PCV). Click here for Vaccination schedules (NAIS/NCIS).
  • Do not delay getting medical care for your underlying condition because of COVID-19. AMDA International Peace Clinic has contingency MOH infection prevention protocols to protect you from getting COVID-19 if you need care for your underlying condition.
  • Continue your medications and do not change your treatment plan without talking to your doctor.
  • Make sure that you have at least a two-week supply of your chronic disease medications.
  • Call AMDA @ Tel: 6694 1661 for a medical appointment if you have any concerns about your underlying medical conditions or if you get sick. AMDA is a PHPC-accredited medical clinic. Under the MOH Swab & Go Home programme, our doctors can do a COVID-19 PCR Swab test if you meet the MOH medical crtieria.

Singapore is free from vaccine-preventable diseases like poliomyelitis, diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis (whooping cough) because of our successful immunisation progamme.

Up to $400 per Medisave Account per year can be used for Vaccinations under the National Adult & Childhood Immunisation Schedule - Influenza, Pneumococcal (PCV13/PPSV), Human Papillomavirus (HPV2/HPV4), Hepatitis B, Tetanus, Diphtheria & Pertussis (Tdap), Measles, Mumps & Rubella (MMR) and Chickenpox (Varicella).

National Adult Immunisation Schedule (NAIS) Singapore @ AMDA International Peace Clinic. Make your vaccination appointment at Tel: 6694 1661.


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Dr Don V H LAU   Chairperson of AMDA Singapore

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AMDA International Peace Clinic is a part of AMDA (Association of Medical Doctors of Asia). We are part of the network of AMDA Peace Clinics & Friendship Hospitals around the world. We participate in AMDA's worldwide Emergency Disaster Aid Relief missions, Social Development projects and Vaccination programmes.

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AMDA International Peace Clinic

9 Taman Serasi #01-11, Botanic Gardens View

Tel : 65-6694-1661  Fax : 65-6694 1771

Email : info@amda.sg

Clinic hours:

Monday to Friday: 9am-12.30pm / 2pm-6.30pm    Saturday: 9.30am-1pm

*Last registration is 30mins before the closing time

Closed on Sundays & Public Holidays

- Cashless service with most International Insurance companies and Insurance Medical cards are accepted

- Japanese & Mandarin-speaking Doctors and Medical staff

Please contact us at Tel: 6694 1661 to make an appointment.

OUR MEDICAL TEAM

Dr Don Lau – Medical Director

MBBS (Monash), B Med Sc (Hons) (Monash), Dip Pract Derm (Wales, UK)

Chairperson of AMDA Singapore

Takanori Fujiwara DC

Doctor of Chiropractic Southern California University of Health Science

The Chiropractic Association Singapore, Japan Chiropractic Register, American Chiropractic Association, California Chiropractic Association

Physiotherapy-trained NBCE The National Board of Chiropractic Examiners

Medical Conditions Treatable with Chiropractic:  

  • Head & Neck – Neckaches/ Spondylosis/ Wry Neck/ Whiplash/ Headaches/ Migraine/ Facial Palsy
  • Back – Back Strain/ Slipped Disc/ Scoliosis/ Sciatica/ Spondylosis/ Spondylolisthesis/ Spondylolysis
  • Shoulder – Frozen Shoulder/ Rotator Cuff Tear/ Impingement Syndrome
  • Elbow – Tennis Elbow/ Golf Elbow
  • Hip / Knee – Anterior Knee Pain/ Runner’s Knee/ Meniscus Injury/ Ligament Injury
  • Foot – Plantar Fasciitis/ Heel Pain/ Metatarsalgia
  • Joint – Arthritis/ Cartilage Wear & Tear/ Osteoarthritis
  • Ligament – Sprains/ ACL Laxity/ Ankle Sprain
  • Muscle – Strains/ ITB Tightness/ Hamstring Tear
  • Tendons – Tendonitis/ Repetitive Strain Injury/ Tendinopathy
  • Sports Injuries
  • Obesity – Exercise & Meal Planning 
  • Post Operation/ Hospitalization
  • Fibromyalgia

Dr Lee Sao Bing – Opthalmologist (in-house Specialist)

MBBS, MMed(Ophth), FRCSEd(Ophth), MD, FAMS

Dr Pang Yoke Teen – ENT (Visiting Consultant)

FRCS (ORL), FRCS(EDIN), (FRCSGLASG), FAMS, MBBS

AMDA International Peace Clinic

Medical Services

Minor Surgical Procedures :

·       Injection for Supraspinatus or Bicipital Tendonitis / Epicondylitis / Trigger finger / Plantar Fasciitis

·       Tendon Sheath Injection

·       Excision of small Skin tumours / Lipomas / Nail bed / Ear lobe cysts / Meibomian cyst

·       Removal of Skin sutures / Skin tags / Sebaceous cysts / Various foreign bodies / Corneal foreign body

·       Liquid Nitrogen Therapy

·       Treatment of Plantar Warts / Calluses / Corns / Ganglions

·       Splinters under nails

·       Olecranon and Pre-patellar Bursitis

·       Ear syringing

·       Embedded earring stud

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