EMBRACE SHAPE How your ‘ugly’ bits are GOOD for you

A study of more than 900 sets of twins found that people with more than 100 moles tended to have longer telomeres – bits of DNA found on the ends of chromo­somes which get shorter over time. That was compared to those with fewer than 25 moles, and the difference equated to around six or seven years of ageing, scientists at King’s College London found.

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June 10, 2022 | 6:18 pm