Underpaid, overworked and ageing faster

日期:2019-03-02 07:17:04 作者:蒯芴 阅读:

By Andy Coghlan AS if being bottom of the social pile isn’t bad enough, it now seems that it also makes the body’s cells age prematurely. People from lower socio-economic groups are more likely to die earlier than people in non-manual jobs from heart attacks, strokes and cancer. Unhealthy habits such as lack of exercise, excess weight, smoking and poor diet account for around a third of these deaths. Now, a study on white blood cells from 1552 female twins suggests that cells from women with more menial jobs age faster, even after taking these factors into account. On average,