People with a large numbers of moles on their skin may age slowly, a study suggests.
Scientists from King’s College, London, compared key aging DNA with the number of moles a person had in a study of 1,800 twins.
A mole is a spot on the skin that is usually round or oval in shape and may range in color from pink, brown, red or black. The experts found that the more moles a person had, the more likely their DNA was to have the properties to fight off aging, reported the online edition of BBC News.
In the study, experts found that those with more than 100 moles had longer telomeres than those with fewer than 25. Telemores are the part of certain chromosomes linked to aging. The difference between the two mole groups was equivalent to six to seven years of aging.
Source: The Times Of India