iAge: predicting health with your “inflammatory age”

Age ain't nothing but a number, but "inflammatory age" may be real.

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  • Stanford scientists have found a more accurate way to measure a person's biological age based on a blood protein marker.
  • The marker indicates a person's level of inflammation, which is the driver of many age-related conditions.
  • A person's "iAge" more accurately predicts their health than their chronological age.
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