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Extreme weather events could speed up wrinkles and grey hair

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Extreme weather events could speed up wrinkles and grey hair

A new study suggests exposure to these incidents could accelerate the ageing process

Senior reporter

Being exposed to extreme weather events — largely due to climate change — may cause people to age quicker.

This is the suggestion of a study conducted by Arizona State University researchers in the US.

SA has in recent years experienced several natural disasters, the most recent being the devastating floods in KwaZulu-Natal, Gauteng and the Eastern Cape. These events left a trail of death, injury and destruction to infrastructure as well as homes...

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