Chronological age isn't necessarily the same as cellular age. A middle-aged person may have a biological age of plus or minus 15 years.
- biological age is a better indicator of future health
- dozens of different aging markers study - including glycan, telomere length and methylation patterns
- different parts of body can age at different rates
- brains of older people who exercise regularly look 10 years younger
- looking older could be a sign of an underlying disease
Identify where and how you are aging so you can target your anti-aging strategy and employ the most appropriate rejuvenation treatments.
New ageing clocks include ribosomal clock and immune age.
NHS - Check your heart age
Insilico Medicine - Enter your blood test data to determine your age
Biological Age Blog Posts
Sleep-disordered breathing affects ageMedical Daily - 10-Jun-2019
Understanding how sleep-disordered breathing affects age could lead to new anti-ageing interventionsRead more...
Elderly with poor sense of smell 30% more likely to die over 13 year studyNHS - 30-Apr-2019
Smell could be another candidate for a biological age markerRead more...
IMM-AGE measures biological age of the immune systemLife Extension Advocacy Foundation (LEAF) - 15-Mar-2019
Immunosenescence is a known factor in longevityRead more...