Stem cell study aims to find out why New York Jews with East European roots live for so long
" Chicken Schmaltz and Goldwasser .."
Years of intermarriage may have helped strengthen genetic traits
Scientists will study stem cells of New York Jews with East European roots in a bid to work out what is the secret to their longevity - many live to 100.
Many of the close-knit group reach a ton in age despite the fact that many drink, smoke and eat fatty food - and now experts are hoping to crack their amazing code.
Scientists at Cornell Medical College in New York are due to begin to study the stem cells of almost a dozen Ashkenazi Jews from a heavily persecuted group which originated from Russia.