High blood glutathione levels accompany excellent physical and mental health in women ages 60 to 103 years.

  title={High blood glutathione levels accompany excellent physical and mental health in women ages 60 to 103 years.},
  author={Calvin A. Lang and B. J. Mills and Helen L Lang and Marica C Liu and Wayne M. Usui and John P. Richie and Walter Mastropaolo and Stanley A. Murrell},
  journal={The Journal of laboratory and clinical medicine},
  volume={140 6},
Earlier we found a high percentage of subnormal total glutathione (G(T)) levels in blood from elderly subjects and patients with chronic diseases. These findings suggested a hypothesis that high levels of G(T) in the blood occur in old persons who are in excellent physical and mental health. To this end, we recruited 87 white women who ranged in age from 60 to 103 years and reported that they felt healthy. Their health was verified with physical examinations, clinical chemistry profiles… 

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