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Theory of partitioning of disease prevalence and mortality in observational data.
(Theor Popul Biol, 2017-04)
In this study, we present a new theory of partitioning of disease prevalence and incidence-based mortality and demonstrate how this theory practically works for analyses of Medicare data. In the theory, the prevalence of ...
The Survival of Spouses Marrying Into Longevity-Enriched Families.
(J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci, 2017-01)
BACKGROUND: Studies of longevity-enriched families are an important tool to gain insight into the mechanisms of exceptionally long and healthy lives. In the Long Life Family Study, the spouses of the members of ...
Polygenic effects of common single-nucleotide polymorphisms on life span: when association meets causality.
(Rejuvenation Res, 2012-08)
Recently we have shown that the human life span is influenced jointly by many common single-nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs), each with a small individual effect. Here we investigate further the polygenic influence on life ...
Age, gender, and cancer but not neurodegenerative and cardiovascular diseases strongly modulate systemic effect of the Apolipoprotein E4 allele on lifespan.
(PLoS Genet, 2014-01)
Enduring interest in the Apolipoprotein E (ApoE) polymorphism is ensured by its evolutionary-driven uniqueness in humans and its prominent role in geriatrics and gerontology. We use large samples of longitudinally followed ...