Key points from article :
Ageing is a general inflammatory process of the whole body.
Provokes age-related diseases such as: Alzheimer's, atherosclerosis, type II diabetes and cancer.
Social, environmental and lifestyle factors also contribute to systemic chronic inflammation.
Prevention and treatment of inflammatory processes may slow down ageing and prolong life.
Aims to make a breakthrough in the search for ageing markers.
A collaborative study by published in Nature Medicine.