Your DNA points to life expectancy, say scientists

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Scientists have claimed that they can predict whether someone can expect to live longer than average or die sooner by examining their DNA. A team of researchers at the University of Edinburgh has produced a scoring system to analyse the combined effect of genetic variations that influence lifespan.

Period15 Jan 2019

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  • TitleYour DNA points to life expectancy, say scientists
    Media name/outletThe Times
    CountryUnited Kingdom
    Date15/01/19
    PersonsPaul Timmers
  • TitleDNA used to predict lifespans
    Media name/outletDaily Express
    CountryUnited Kingdom
    Date15/01/19
    PersonsPaul Timmers
  • TitleDNA carries clues to how long you can expect to live
    Media name/outletDaily Express
    CountryUnited Kingdom
    Date15/01/19
    PersonsPaul Timmers
  • Title'Die early' DNA find
    Media name/outletThe Sun
    CountryUnited Kingdom
    Date15/01/19
    PersonsPaul Timmers
  • TitleScientists devise DNA risk score that predicts your life expectancy
    Media name/outletThe Herald
    CountryUnited Kingdom
    Date15/01/19
    PersonsPaul Timmers
  • TitleScientists predict lifespans from DNA
    Media name/outletThe National
    CountryUnited Kingdom
    Date15/01/19
    PersonsPaul Timmers
  • TitleDNA 'can be used to predict how long people will live'
    Media name/outletI
    CountryUnited Kingdom
    Date15/01/19
    PersonsPaul Timmers
  • TitleStudying DNA can offer clues to lifespan, experts say
    Media name/outletYorkshire Post
    CountryUnited Kingdom
    Date15/01/19
    PersonsPaul Timmers