Home > Lifestyle > Ageing well > News 19 June 2019 WATCH: Moisturiser reduces risk of age-related diseases, study finds Scientists have found that using a skin moisturiser might reduce the risk of developing diseases such as Alzheimer's and diabetes. 0 Related Sunscreen's secret bonus: It could help keep you cool Smokers may fare worse against the deadliest skin cancer Skin 'glow' test might someday spot disease risk early Sign up for the newsletter » Quiz How long will you live? » Ask DietDoc » Ask CyberDoc » A small study has found that moisturiser reduces the risk of age-related chronic illnesses. At around age 50 our skin begins to lose moisture, which may leave us vulnerable, and a substitute may be needed.Image credit: iStock NEXT ON HEALTH24X FDA bans e-cig liquid products that look like snacks and candies 2018-09-12 19:00 More: Ageing wellNews advertisement Other news Medical WATCH: The human back is a design disaster Medical There are lots of myths about flu: We debunk six of them Diet and nutrition How to get the most out of your vitamin and mineral supplements Diet and nutrition It's cheap, and people are drinking it daily - but this doctor has sounded a warning on traditional beer Diet and nutrition WATCH: Some plant-based burgers may not be as healthy as they seem, say nutritionists Diet and nutrition 7 tips on how to eat more mindfully Live healthier Heart health » 5 women share exactly what it feels like to have a heart attack 'I felt like I had a pill stuck in my throat.' Diet & Nutrition » 8 benefits of gherkin juice that will make you want to drink some ASAP Goodbye, salt craving.