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Patterns of Aging-Related changes on the way to 100: An Approach to studying aging, mortality, and longevity from longitudinal data
(North American Actuarial Journal, 2012-12-01)
The objective of this paper is to investigate dynamic properties of age trajectories of physiological indices and their effects on mortality risk and longevity using longitudinal data on more than 5,000 individuals collected ...
Polymorphisms in the ACE and ADRB2 genes and risks of aging-associated phenotypes: the case of myocardial infarction.
(Rejuvenation Res, 2010-02)
Multiple functions of the beta2-adrenergic receptor (ADRB2) and angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) genes warrant studies of their associations with aging-related phenotypes. We focus on multimarker analyses and analyses ...
IMPACTS OF CEREBROVASCULAR AND NEURODEGENERATIVE DISEASES ON SURVIVAL OF LUNG CANCER PATIENTS
How lifespan associated genes modulate aging changes: lessons from analysis of longitudinal data.
(Front Genet, 2013)
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE: The influence of genes on human lifespan is mediated by biological processes that characterize body's functioning. The age trajectories of these processes contain important information about mechanisms ...
New stochastic carcinogenesis model with covariates: an approach involving intracellular barrier mechanisms.
(Math Biosci, 2012-03)
In this paper we present a new multiple-pathway stochastic model of carcinogenesis with potential of predicting individual incidence risks on the basis of biomedical measurements. The model incorporates the concept ...
Age patterns of incidence of geriatric disease in the U.S. elderly population: Medicare-based analysis.
(J Am Geriatr Soc, 2012-02)
OBJECTIVES: To use the Medicare Files of Service Use (MFSU) to evaluate patterns in the incidence of aging-related diseases in the U.S. elderly population. DESIGN: Age-specific incidence rates of 19 aging-related diseases ...
Time trends of incidence of age-associated diseases in the US elderly population: Medicare-based analysis.
(Age Ageing, 2013-07)
OBJECTIVES: time trends of age-adjusted incidence rates of 19 ageing-related diseases were evaluated for 1992-2005 period with the National Long Term Care Survey and the Surveillance, Epidemiology and End RESULTS Registry ...
Puzzling role of genetic risk factors in human longevity: "risk alleles" as pro-longevity variants.
Complex diseases are major contributors to human mortality in old age. Paradoxically, many genetic variants that have been associated with increased risks of such diseases are found in genomes of long-lived people, and do ...
Trade-offs between cancer and other diseases: do they exist and influence longevity?
(Rejuvenation Res, 2010-08)
Relationships between aging, disease risks, and longevity are not yet well understood. For example, joint increases in cancer risk and total survival observed in many human populations and some experimental aging studies ...
Trade-off in the effects of the apolipoprotein E polymorphism on the ages at onset of CVD and cancer influences human lifespan.
(Aging Cell, 2011-06)
Progress in unraveling the genetic origins of healthy aging is tempered, in part, by a lack of replication of effects, which is often considered a signature of false-positive findings. We convincingly demonstrate that the ...