https://www.theguardian.com/science/blog/2016/mar/03/could-meditation-really-help-slow-the-ageing-process

Interesting article, but when are the media going to catch up and show pics of people meditating on the way to work, as so many do. Maybe sitting on the tube or service station car park with eyes closed isn't quite so attractive, but it still does the job. :)

Could meditation really help slow the ageing process?

It may seem unlikely, but a small and growing body of evidence suggests that regular meditation can indeed slow ageing, at least at a cellular level

Buddhist monks meditating. There is a small but growing body of evidence that regular meditation really can slow ageing, at least at the cellular level.
Buddhist monks meditating. There is a small but growing body of evidence that regular meditation really can slow ageing, at least at the cellular level. Photograph: Athit Perawongmetha/Reuters