DNA Study Provides Insight Into How To Live Longer, University of Edinburgh Reveals

Published: Oct 13, 2017

The researchers say a person loses two months for every kilogram overweight they are - and seven years for smoking a packet of cigarettes a day.

Unusually, the Edinburgh university team found their answers by analysing differences in people's genetic code or DNA.

Ultimately they think it will reveal new ways of helping us to live longer.

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