biological age


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biological age

One's present position in regard to the probability of survival. Determination of biological age requires assessment and measurement of the functional capacities of the life-limiting organ system, e.g., the cardiovascular system.
See also: age
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The test subjects, born between 1921 and 1936, whose DNA had undergone somatic mutations had a biological age almost four years older than those of the same chronological age with no alterations.
Having been persuaded to try this out for myself, my biological age thankfully matches how long I've lived.
"People's biological age might not be the same as their chronological age.
Dr Mamoshina said; "We applied artificial intelligence to prove that smoking significantly increases your biological age."
For decades, doctors have been studying and researching as to what is the secret of the seniors of the population for their long life and their young looks despite their advancing biological age. The finding is that the secret of the long life and young looks of those living in the community of Yuzuri Hara is not a fountain that spurts anti-age miracle water - but their DIET.
"It's an interesting situation in which pregnancy makes someone look temporarily 'young,' but there appears to be some lasting, cumulative relationship between the number of pregnancies and more accelerated biological age," Kuzawa noted.
If Sharon Stone is proud to be sexy with a boytoy and doing a film role half her biological age at 60, couture designer Joyce Penas Pilarsky is fulfilled of her bikini bod with a Doctor of Naturopathy degree and certificates from acting schools Repertory Philippines and Star Magic workshop at 63.
Telomeres also can lengthen, lowering biological age.
In other words, apart from chronological age, hair greying is seen as an indicator of biological age, and could be a warning sign of heart (http://www.medicaldaily.com/warning-signs-heart-disease-men-grey-hair-increases-coronary-artery-disease-415228#) disease  risk.
Zimlichman explained that one's chronological age, the one shown in an individual driver's license, is not exactly the same as his or her biological age.
Super-agers - that's people whose biological age is lower than their actual age - should consider taking up the game of ping pong.
According to Titanovo, my "telomere-based biological age" is 55.

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