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Stop the clocks: Brisk walking may slow biological aging process

April 21, 2022  By University of Leicester

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A new study of genetic data of more than 400,000 UK adults has revealed a clear link between walking pace and a genetic marker of biological age. Confirming a causal link between walking pace and leucocyte telomere length (LTL)—an indicator of biological age—the Leicester-based team of researchers estimate that a lifetime of brisk walking could lead to the equivalent of 16 years younger biological age by midlife. | READ MORE

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