Hypothesis: pulse pressure and human longevity.

  title={Hypothesis: pulse pressure and human longevity.},
  author={Abraham Aviv},
  volume={37 4},
In exploration of the association between pulse pressure and longevity in humans, 3 hypotheses are briefly discussed: the fetal origin hypothesis, antagonistic pleiotropy, and the telomere hypothesis of cellular aging. The implications of these hypotheses serve to draw a critical distinction between biologic age (aging) and chronological age and, thereby, offer an answer to a question that presently matters most in the field of hypertension: Why has it been so difficult to disentangle the… CONTINUE READING