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In aging, one size does not fit all

Conventional measures of age usually define people as 'old' at one chronological age, often 65. In many countries around the world, age 65 is used as a cutoff for everything from pension age to health care systems, as the ...

Dec 15, 2015
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The science of aging

(Medical Xpress)—As the year comes to a close so too do thoughts of time itself and for some that can lead to musing about our own mortality—for others it might mean worrying about how much time they have left with a ...

Dec 04, 2015
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Genes for a longer, healthier life found

Out of a 'haystack' of 40,000 genes from three different organisms, scientists at ETH Zurich and a research consortium in Jena have found genes that are involved in physical ageing. If you influence only one of these genes, ...

Dec 01, 2015
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Blood test reveals how old your body really is

Now a simple blood test can reveal your biological age—how old your body really is. This was found in a new study from Uppsala University, the results of which are now being published in the open-access journal Scientific ...

Dec 01, 2015
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