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Physiological Consequences of Aging

  • Bindu Kanapuru
  • William B. Ershler
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Life expectancy has increased considerably over the past several decades, and this most certainly relates to public health measures, sanitation, advances in medical treatment, and lately, disease prevention strategies. Measured within an individual, one finds evidence for aging in almost all physiological systems.

Keywords

Herpes Zoster Lower Muscle Mass Sarcopenic Obesity Total Bone Mineral Density Follicular Stimulate Hormone 
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  1. 1.National Institute of HealthBaltimoreUSA

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