Predict My Future: The Science of Us

Modern Life - How It Affects Our Health And Well

Season 1, Episode 4 of 4

This episode looks at the effects of modern life and aging. Featured are studies which examine questions such as how excessive cleanliness affects asthma and allergies and how poverty gets under the skin to cause lifelong damage. We also learn about the physical effects of social isolation and studies focused on predicting mental illness and Alzheimer's Disease simply by looking at the back of people's eyes. Finally, we learn of the latest research results and what is planned for next steps.

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