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aged

[ājd]
a state of having grown older or more mature than others of the population group.

aged

(ajd) (a'jed)
1. To have grown older or more mature.
2. Persons who have grown old. See: aging

aged,

n a state of having grown older or more mature than others of the population. See also geriatrics.

aged

animals of advanced age; in horses, more than 8 years old.

Patient discussion about aged

Q. I would like to know the best age for pregnancy? Hi I am Deontae; I got married before 1 year. I and my wife planned to have a baby after 3 years. But now she is 25. I would like to know the best age for pregnancy? Which will help us to change our plan?

A. actually there is no best age for pregnancy (as far as i know), but some studies and research had shown that after 35 years old, a pregnancy is categorized as high risk, because there are some abnormalities and labor complication that are tend to happened (statistically) along with the increase of mother's age (such as: down syndrome, genetic disorder, post-partum bleeding, miscarriage, etc.)

so if your wife is now 25, i think you guys still have another 5-10 years to "accomplish" your family plan, hehehe...
Good luck, and stay healthy always..

Q. when is the most common age to get any kind of cancer? is there is such age?

A. no, not really. but i guess the older you get the older something can pop out. the cells are dividing and multiplying all of our life, and cancer can occur because of mutation happened in the cells.

Q. Does eyesight always decrease with age? I am 45 years old and never had glasses. All my friends are starting to wear reading glasses. Should I expect this too?

A. This is what usually happens; your eyesight deteriorates as you get older. Here is a link to a few things you can do in order to protect your eyesight:
http://www.nia.nih.gov/HealthInformation/Publications/eyes.htm

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Historians have long agreed that the elite of magistrates and ministers held power in this society--but there has been some debate about the status of the aged (for the Puritans as for us, defined as those over age sixty).
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For each of these causes of death, and for three others (infection, cardiomyopathy and stroke), the mortality ratio was lowest for 25-29-years-olds, intermediate for 35-39-year-olds and highest for women aged 40 or older.
Stephen Humphries, aged 21, of Newman Terrace, pounds 215
More than a fourth of women aged 55 and older who did not go to high school had attended nine or more years compared to 18 per cent of similarly educated women under age 25.
Tearing energy decreases for specimens aged in all ways: aged in air, aged in fresh power steering fluid, aged in degraded power steering fluid, aged due to impulse testing, and aged due to use on a vehicle.
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In order to identify molecular landmarks of the aging process, researchers must get a relatively pure population of aged cells for comparison with younger cells.