People with lower socio-economic status appear to age faster than their better-off counterparts, British researchers said on Thursday.
i found this interesting. further,
which isn't surprising, given that dlamming would tell you that aging itself is the disease.
"Not only does social class affect health and age-related diseases, it seems to have an impact on the aging process itself," said Dr Tim Spector of St Thomas's Hospital in London.
the study was carried out on twins and corrected for other factors:
Even after adjusting for factors such as obesity, smoking and exercise, which can also influence aging....The average difference was equivalent to about seven years ... which also could not be explained by education or income, according to the study.