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News Archive for January 2013

Education, but not current socioeconomic circumstances, linked with accelerated biological ageing

Jan 14, 2013

A new study has reviewed evidence linking people’s socioeconomic circumstances and telomere length - a marker of ‘biological age’. The research found lower education, but not poorer current socioeconomic status, was associated with shorter telomere length (indicating more rapid biological ageing).

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