Tuesday, 2 November 2010

Hormone research suggests rich live longer! strange...

2 November 2010

A hormone which is more plentiful in wealthier people has been linked to longer life.
DHEAS - or dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate - is produced by the brain, adrenal glands and sexual organs and is a guide to life expectancy.
Researchers from University College London, working on the English Longitidinal Study of Ageing, found evidence that biological ageing is slower among people with better socio-economic circumstances.
It found that the wealthier people were, the higher their levels of DHEAS. 

Entire article:  http://www.telegraph.co.uk/health/healthnews/8077779/Hormone-research-suggests-rich-live-longer.html

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