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Effects of FOXO genotypes on longevity: a biodemographic analysis.
(J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci, 2010-12)
Based on data from 760 centenarians and 1060 middle-age controls (all Han Chinese), this article contributes biodemographic insights and syntheses concerning the magnitude of effects of the FOXO genotypes on longevity. We ...
A meta-analysis of four genome-wide association studies of survival to age 90 years or older: the Cohorts for Heart and Aging Research in Genomic Epidemiology Consortium.
(J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci, 2010-05)
BACKGROUND: Genome-wide association studies (GWAS) may yield insights into longevity. METHODS: We performed a meta-analysis of GWAS in Caucasians from four prospective cohort studies: the Age, Gene/Environment Susceptibi...
Cross-national comparison of sex differences in health and mortality in Denmark, Japan and the US.
(Eur J Epidemiol, 2010-07)
The present study aims to compare the direction and magnitude of sex differences in mortality and major health dimensions across Denmark, Japan and the US. The Human Mortality Database was used to examine sex differences ...