The researchers asked nurses, trainee teachers and peers to guess the age of the twins from mug shots.The age, sex and professional background of the assessors made no difference to any of the results.Professor Christensen said it might be that people who have had a tougher life are more likely to die early and their life is reflected in their face.The researchers told the BMJ: "Perceived age,
Louboutin Plates-forme, which is widely used by clinicians as a general indication of a patient’s health,
Louboutin à Bout Ouvert, is a robust biomarker of ageing that predicts survival among those aged over 70."Professor Tim Spector,
Louboutin Sandales, a UK expert who has been doing his own twin research, said: "We are also finding this in our study."It’s probably a combination of genes plus environment over a lifetime that are important."He said the findings also show that people are good at assessing how well someone is and that doctors should eyeball their patients."If a patient looks older than their years then perhaps they should be more concerned," he said. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.This page is best viewed in an up to date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled.