Blood-Borne Biomarkers of Mortality Risk: Systematic Review of Cohort Studies

  title={Blood-Borne Biomarkers of Mortality Risk: Systematic Review of Cohort Studies},
  author={Evelyn Barron and Jos{\'e} Lara and Martin White and John C. Mathers and Alejandro Luc{\'i}a},
  booktitle={PloS one},
BACKGROUND Lifespan and the proportion of older people in the population are increasing, with far reaching consequences for the social, political and economic landscape. Unless accompanied by an increase in health span, increases in age-related diseases will increase the burden on health care resources. Intervention studies to enhance healthy ageing need appropriate outcome measures, such as blood-borne biomarkers, which are easily obtainable, cost-effective, and widely accepted. To date there… CONTINUE READING
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