biologic age

bi·o·log·ic age

(bīŏ-lojik āj)
Anatomic or physiologic age of a person as determined by organismic structure and function; takes into account features such as posture, skin texture, strength, speed, and sensory acuity.
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While the risks of disease and death rise substantially in the 70s and beyond, many specialists caution that the age on your driver's license means far less than how healthy you are and how well you function what's sometimes called your "biologic age."
Older biologic age linked to elevated breast cancer risk.
[USA], Feb 23 (ANI):EeAccording to a new study, biologic age, a DNA-based estimate of a personaACAOs age, is linked with the development of breast cancer..
Northrup said, "There is a huge difference between chronological (the age on your driver's license) and biologic age (the age of your tissues).
Because of the potential for interpatient aging differences, gynecologists must assess each patient; chronologic age and biologic age can differ significantly (Semin.
The other important point is the biologic age. Because, biologic age may not be parallel with chronologic age.
Chronologic age is usually only a very rough marker for biologic age. Even so, chronologic paternal age is a predictor of several health outcomes, including schizophrenia, rare congenital syndromes, and female life expectancy.
This finding underscores the point that while careful selection of elderly candidates for thyroid surgery is warranted, advanced biologic age is not a contraindication to surgery, Dr.
"Resveratrol, at doses that can be readily achieved in humans, fulfills the definition of a dietary compound that mimics some aspects of calorie restriction." Gene expression profiling can determine the biologic age of tissue, evaluating its maturity in terms of cumulative health and cell damage rather than chronological years.
The biologic age supposes the appreciation of the individual particularities of each athlete in part or of those that deviate from the general age particularities (E.
It does not take into account a family history of coronary heart disease, and it relies on a person's chronologic age rather than their biologic age. The focus on chronologic age means that while the FRS works reasonably well for most men who are middleaged, it's less effective for identifying young adults and mid- die-aged and older women who face a significant lifetime risk of cardiovascular disease.
As to when to stop screening altogether, that depends more on a patient's biologic age than on his or her chronologic age, he said.