(Hindustan Times) – A recent study released Monday said different rates of ageing can be detected as early as the mid-20s.

Using a total of 18 biological measurements, researchers determined a “biological age” for each participant at age 38 — with some registering under 30 and others appearing to be nearly 60.

When scientists looked closely at the ones who had aged more quickly, they found signs of deterioration were apparent as early as 26, the age when the first set of biological measurements were taken.

The findings in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences’ July 6 issue are based on a group of 954 people born in New Zealand in 1972 or 1973.


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