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Normal Human Aging: The Baltimore Longitudinal Study on Aging

Shock, Nathan W. and Greulich, Richard C. and Costa, Paul T, Jr. and Andres, Reubin and Lakatta, Edward G. and Arenberg, David and Tobin, Jordan D. (1984) Normal Human Aging: The Baltimore Longitudinal Study on Aging. NIH Publication, Washington, D.C.

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Abstract

Normal Human Aging is an overview of the first 23 years of research findings about the natural course of human aging. The Baltimore Longitudinal Study of Aging was started in 1958 to "trace the effects of aging in humans." The BLSA recruited men aged 17 to 96 and women beginning in 1978 to participate in repeated assessments of health and physical and psychological performance. Visits were every two years over 2 1/2 days.


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Additional Information: This article is available at the publisher’s Web site. Access to the full text is subject to the publisher’s access restrictions.
Uncontrolled Keywords: aging, research
Subjects: Government Publications > NIH (National Institutes of Health)
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Date Deposited: 08 Jun 2011 19:19
Last Modified: 20 Jul 2011 18:10
Link to this item (URI): http://health-equity.lib.umd.edu/id/eprint/2557

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