In a study of more than 900 sets of twins by scientists at King’s College London, they found that those with 100 or more moles lived on average six years longer than those with 25 or fewer.
Osteoarthritis’ exact cause remains unknown, but it is generally thought to stem from aging and wear and tear on joints, exacerbated for some by genes.
Osteoarthritis is the most commonly occurring of the about 200 types of arthritis according to medical experts. The disease indeed comes with age and it spares no one. By age forty, 90 percent of all individuals will have x-ray findings in their joints that one consistent with osteoarthritis although many will still be without symptoms.