Gender, aging and longevity in humans: an update of an intriguing/neglected scenario paving the way to a gender-specific medicine

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Data showing a remarkable gender difference in life expectancy and mortality, including survival to extreme age, are reviewed starting from clinical and demographic data and stressing the importance of a comprehensive historical perspective and a gene-environment/lifestyle interaction. Gender difference regarding prevalence and incidence of the most… (More)
DOI: 10.1042/CS20160004

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