British scientists came to the conclusion that the number of moles to determine how rapidly aging in the human body. Scientists from the University of London kings College tried to trace the relationship of DNA responsible for human aging, the number of moles on the body.
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Moles usually appear in childhood and may disappear. On average, the human body can count up to 30, moles and blemishes, but sometimes their number reaches 400. Scientists have discovered the relationship between number of moles and the length of telomeres — the end parts of genes, which are indicators of aging of the heart, muscles, bones and arteries of the body (when the telomeres become too short, the cell ceases to divide and dies).
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The study, which was attended by 1,800 twins has shown that the more a person has moles, the greater the likelihood that his DNA has special protection mechanisms against aging. These findings surprised the scientists, because before it was proven that a large number of moles increases the risk of developing melanoma and leads to severe form of skin cancer.
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The results of all impressed: Comparing the number of moles and the length of telomeres twins, scientists have come to unexpected conclusions: the difference in biological age between the holders of 100 moles and those who have not more than 25, is 6-7 years. "Our findings are startling. For the first time it has been proven that people with lots of moles though and are at high risk of developing cancer, on the other hand, can live longer," say the authors of the project. Scientists hope that in the future their discovery will help to fight age-related diseases such as angina and osteoporosis. Seven million seven hundred forty eight thousand eight hundred nineteen
At the same time, British oncologists believe that the research results need further confirmation. And while we strongly recommend that those with lots of moles stay out of the sun.