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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 ...
Prevalence, components, and correlates of metabolic syndrome (MetS) among elderly Muscovites.
(Arch Gerontol Geriatr, 2012-09)
The goal of this study is to estimate the prevalence of MetS, together with its components and correlates, among elderly Russians. Our population-based sample included randomly selected residents of Moscow aged 55 and older: ...
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 ...
Cancer and longevity--is there a trade-off? A study of cooccurrence in Danish twin pairs born 1900-1918.
(J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci, 2012-05)
BACKGROUND: Animal models and a few human studies have suggested a complex interaction between cancer risk and longevity indicating a trade-off where low cancer risk is associated with accelerating aging phenotypes and, ...
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, ...