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Positive biology: the centenarian lesson

This collection reviews information on ageing and longevity to help understand the biological mechanisms of health and well-being. This collection is also available in print from Amazon

  1. Content type: Research

    The demographic and social changes of the past decades have determined improvements in public health and longevity. So, the number of centenarians is increasing as a worldwide phenomenon. Scientists have focus...

    Authors: Carmela R Balistreri, Giuseppina Candore, Giulia Accardi, Manuela Bova, Silvio Buffa, Matteo Bulati, Giusi I Forte, Florinda Listì, Adriana Martorana, Marisa Palmeri, Maria Valeria Pellicanò, Loredana Vaccarino, Letizia Scola, Domenico Lio and Giuseppina Colonna-Romano

    Citation: Immunity & Ageing 2012 9:8

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  2. Content type: Review

    The average life-span of the population of industrialized countries has improved enormously over the last decades. Despite evidence pointing to the role of food intake in modulating life-span, exceptional long...

    Authors: Anna Ferrario, Francesco Villa, Alberto Malovini, Fiorella Araniti and Annibale A Puca

    Citation: Immunity & Ageing 2012 9:7

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  3. Content type: Editorial

    The extraordinary increase of the elderly in developed countries underscore the importance of studies on ageing and longevity and the need for the prompt spread of knowledge about ageing in order to satisfacto...

    Authors: Calogero Caruso, Giuseppe Passarino, Annibale Puca and Giovanni Scapagnini

    Citation: Immunity & Ageing 2012 9:5

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