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[More people live to be very old and with a better functioning].
(Ugeskr Laeger, 2013-10-07)
Death rates for 80+-year-olds are now half of what they were after WWII. The chance of living past 90 years has gone up by roughly 30% per decade for people born in Denmark in 1895, 1905, and 1915 - and the later cohorts ...
Sex differences in health and mortality in Moscow and Denmark.
(Eur J Epidemiol, 2014-04)
In high income countries females outlive men, although they generally report worse health, the so-called male-female health-survival paradox. Russia has one of the world's largest sex difference in life expectancy with a ...
Physical and mental decline and yet rather happy? A study of Danes aged 45 and older.
(Aging Ment Health, 2015)
OBJECTIVES: Little is known about whether the feeling of happiness follows the age-related decline in physical and mental functioning. The objective of this study was to analyze differences with age in physical and mental ...
Design, recruitment, logistics, and data management of the GEHA (Genetics of Healthy Ageing) project.
(Exp Gerontol, 2011-11)
In 2004, the integrated European project GEHA (Genetics of Healthy Ageing) was initiated with the aim of identifying genes involved in healthy ageing and longevity. The first step in the project was the recruitment of more ...
DNA methylation age is associated with mortality in a longitudinal Danish twin study.
(Aging Cell, 2016-02)
An epigenetic profile defining the DNA methylation age (DNAm age) of an individual has been suggested to be a biomarker of aging, and thus possibly providing a tool for assessment of health and mortality. In this study, ...