Reverse geroscience: how does exposure to early diseases accelerate the age‐related decline in health?

@article{Kohanski2016ReverseGH,
  title={Reverse geroscience: how does exposure to early diseases accelerate the age‐related decline in health?},
  author={Ronald Kohanski and Steven G. Deeks and Claudia Gravekamp and Jeffrey B. Halter and Kevin P. High and Arti Hurria and Rebecca A. Fuldner and Paige Green and Robin E. Huebner and Francesca Macchiarini and Felipe Sierra},
  journal={Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences},
  year={2016},
  volume={1386}
}
Aging is the major risk factor for both the development of chronic diseases and loss of functional capacity. Geroscience provides links among the biology of aging, the biology of disease, and the physiology of frailty, three fields where enormous progress has been made in the last few decades. While, previously, the focus was on the role of aging in susceptibility to disease and disability, the other side of this relationship, which is the contribution of disease to aging, has been less… 

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