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Genome-wide linkage analysis for human longevity: Genetics of Healthy Aging Study.
(Aging Cell, 2013-04)
Clear evidence exists for heritability of human longevity, and much interest is focused on identifying genes associated with longer lives. To identify such longevity alleles, we performed the largest genome-wide linkage ...
Perceived stress and biological risk: is the link stronger in Russians than in Taiwanese and Americans?
Allostatic load theory implies a relationship between exposure to psychological stress and multi-system physiological dysregulation. We used data from population-based samples of men and women in Russia (Moscow; n = 1800; ...
Optimism and survival: does an optimistic outlook predict better survival at advanced ages? A twelve-year follow-up of Danish nonagenarians.
(Aging Clin Exp Res, 2013-10)
BACKGROUND AND AIMS: Studies examining predictors of survival among the oldest-old have primarily focused on objective measures, such as physical function and health status. Only a few studies have examined the effect of ...
[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 ...