There is no such thing of one single marker of aging. Grey hair and wrinkles are often considered typical signs of aging, but they are not good markers. Some have grey hair as early as in their 20s, and if you are a fisherman on the west coast you have typically more wrinkles than others because of the sun and wind. Therefore the researchers in the ‘Mark-age” project study the age markers in the blood.

2014.02.20 | Public / media

Blood reveals your biological age

What is your body’s biological age? There are various answers to this question depending on which body age test you take. However, researchers have now shown that you can measure the body’s exact biological age in a blood sample. These findings will have a significant impact - both on the individual’s health and on society’s economy.