Ageing and Longevity

Scientists have found a way to potentially stop us ageing

Ilse Westphal, 92-year-old, reads the newspapers as she receives her daily oxygen therapy for a chronic pulmonary disease, in the living room of her farmhouse in the small village of Gross Lafferde near Hanover, northern Germany, April 15, 2006.    REUTERS/Christian Charisius - RTR1CKX6

Research has shown that reversing telomere shortening could stop us ageing Image: REUTERS/Christian Charisius

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