Revolutionary blood test could predict how long person will live

Chemical ‘fingerprint’ in the blood could provide clues to health later in life
Metabolites indicate future lung function, bone density, and blood pressure
Could pave the way for new treatments for age related conditions


A revolutionary new blood test could tell you how long you will live, and how quickly you will age.

Scientists have discovered a chemical ‘fingerprint’ in the blood that may provide clues to an infant’s health and rate of ageing near the end of life.

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The discovery raises the prospect of a simple test at birth that could help doctors stave off the ravages of disease in old age.–fast-youll-age.html


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