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DNA could give clues to lifespan

Scientists say they can predict whether someone can expect to live longer than average or die sooner by examining their DNA. A team of researchers in Scotland has produced a scoring system to analyse the combined effect of genetic variations that influence lifespan. People who score in the top 10 per cent of the population… Read More »

Vitamin D deficiency symptoms: Having this on your skin could be sign you need supplements

Vitamin D deficiency is common in winter because there are shorter daylight hours and weaker UV levels from the sun, making it difficult for the body to synthesise the vitamin. Nicknamed the ‘sunshine vitamin’, it plays a vital role in the body, helping absorb calcium for strong bones and teeth and keeping the immune system… Read More »