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.

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.

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