Sex differences in human biological aging.

  title={Sex differences in human biological aging.},
  author={Eitaro Nakamura and Kenji Miyao},
  journal={The journals of gerontology. Series A, Biological sciences and medical sciences},
  volume={63 9},
This study aims to clarify sex differences in human biological aging and to explore the gender gaps in health and longevity. Eighty-six men and 93 women who received a 2-day routine health checkup for 6-7 years beginning in 1992 at the Kyoto Red Cross Hospital were selected. Five candidate biomarkers of aging (forced expiratory volume in 1.0 second per square of height [FEV(1)/Ht(2)], systolic blood pressure [SBP], red blood cells [RBC], albumin [ALBU], and blood urea nitrogen [BUN]) were… CONTINUE READING

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