Prospects for life span extension.

@article{Sierra2009ProspectsFL,
  title={Prospects for life span extension.},
  author={Felipe Sierra and Evan C. Hadley and Richard Suzman and Richard Hodes},
  journal={Annual review of medicine},
  year={2009},
  volume={60},
  pages={457-69}
}
Life expectancy has increased dramatically in the United States and in much of the world in recent years and decades. The factors underlying this increase are incompletely understood and are undoubtedly complex. A question that drives current research is whether life expectancy can be further extended using current knowledge of modifiable risk factors. A still more challenging research focus is on the possibility that life expectancy might be further increased through knowledge gained from… CONTINUE READING

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