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Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience

Old before your time: Study suggests that ageing begins in the womb

The process of ageing begins even before we are born, according to an international team of researchers led by Dino Giussani. In a study using rats to model pregnancy and fetal development, the researchers also found that providing mothers with antioxidants during pregnancy meant that their offspring aged more slowly in adulthood.

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01 Mar 2016