Pro-inflammatory status is not a limit for longevity: case report of a Sicilian centenarian

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The original work was supported by 20157ATSLF project (Discovery of molecular, and genetic/epigenetic signatures underlying resistance to age-related diseases and comorbidities), granted by the Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research to C.C. and G.C.

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The Institutional Ethics Committee (“Paolo Giaccone”, University Hospital) approved the DESIGN study protocol (Nutrition and Longevity, No. 032017). The study was conducted in accordance with the Declaration of Helsinki and its amendments.

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Informed consent was obtained from the centenarian assisted by her daughter.

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Aiello, A., Accardi, G., Aprile, S. et al. Pro-inflammatory status is not a limit for longevity: case report of a Sicilian centenarian. Aging Clin Exp Res (2020).

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