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DNA study provides insight into how to live longer

Every year spent in education adds an average of 11 months to people's lifespan, say scientists.  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.  Read more...



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