Mechanisms and Implications of Age-Related Changes in the Liver

  title={Mechanisms and Implications of Age-Related Changes in the Liver},
  author={Victoria Carroll Cogger and Sarah N Hilmer and Dmitri Svistounov},
  booktitle={Current gerontology and geriatrics research},
As the world's population ages in unprecedented numbers and proportions, management of the basic health needs of an older population is a key challenge [1]. Older age is unquestionably associated with increased vulnerability and susceptibility to disease and disability [2]. Ageing is the major independent risk factor for most diseases of the Western world including atherosclerosis, cancer, and arthritis as well as for the prototypical aging diseases such as dementia and osteoporosis [3… CONTINUE READING


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