Biological age--what is it and can it be measured?

  • Jackson S
  • Weale M
  • Weale R
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Abstract

Biological age is a concept used loosely and with little objectivity to describe a shortfall between a population cohort average life expectancy and the perceived life expectancy of an individual of the same age. Many biomarkers decline roughly linearly with age with a slope of

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  • biological age
  • biomarkers
  • cellular repair
  • mortality
  • senescent decline

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Authors

  • Stephen H D Jackson

  • Martin R Weale

  • Robert a Weale

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