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What If... We could stay young forever? 1/3

What if we could stay young forever? Peter Bowes begins a three part series on the ways in which science and lifestyle choices are being used by those trying to hold back the years

What if we could stay young forever? It may be a fantasy, but age management is big business and some people will stop at nothing to roll back the years. Pills, scans, injections, extreme diets and brain training - there's a vast array of apparent solutions on the market - but do they work and are they safe? Is age "reversal" possible? Peter Bowes investigates.

(Photo: A woman is covered with sheets of 24-carat gold, said to be effective for anti-aging care. Credit: Getty Images)

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