Aging Health and R&D for Healthy Longevity Must Be Included into the WHO Work Program

@article{Stambler2018AgingHA,
  title={Aging Health and R\&D for Healthy Longevity Must Be Included into the WHO Work Program},
  author={Ilia Stambler and Kunlin Jin and Stephanie Lederman and Nir Barzilai and S. Jay Olshansky and Emem Omokaro and Jane Barratt and Vladimir Anisimov and Suresh I. S. Rattan and Shao-Hua Yang and Michael Forster and Julie Byles},
  journal={Aging and Disease},
  year={2018},
  volume={9},
  pages={331 - 333}
}
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