February 21, 2023
Epigenetic and social factors both predict aging and health – but new research suggests one might be stronger
Eileen Crimmins and Jessica Faul write about the epigenetic and social factors that predict aging and health in The Conversation:
Can we objectively tell how fast we are aging? With a good measure, scientists might be able to change our rate of aging to live longer and healthier lives. Researchers know that some people age faster than others and have been trying to concisely measure the internal physiological changes that lead to deteriorating health with age.