Biological Vs Chronological Age: How Old Are You Really?

Published: Nov 15, 2016

Researchers are developing tests to calculate your true biological age. They claim that such tests can measure how well your body is coping with the rigours of life. But how accurate are these tests and could they somehow be used to predict your future health?

Ageing has long been considered an inevitable consequence of life. However, recent scientific advances have revealed that the physical decline associated with growing old is caused by an underlying biological process, influenced by both genetic and environmental factors. And if ageing is governed by biology then it is amenable to manipulation.

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