Living Well

New cells for old as we age

Nature provides the body with the ability to replace old cells with new ones and this renewal process continues throughout life

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What are some of the obvious outward signs of ageing? Grey hair, facial wrinkles, crow's feet, turkey neck, sagging breasts and changing body shape.

These have become the cause of despair for some in middle and old age, but have provided a great business opportunity for many in the anti-ageing, beauty and cosmetics industries.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on October 28, 2019, with the headline New cells for old as we age. Subscribe