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Predicting Survival from Telomere Length versus Conventional Predictors: A Multinational Population-Based Cohort Study
Telomere length has generated substantial interest as a potential predictor of aging- related diseases and mortality. Some studies have reported significant associations, but few have tested its ability to discriminate ...
Self-reported versus performance-based measures of physical function: prognostic value for survival
Background: Although previous studies have indicated that performance assessments strongly predict future survival, few have evaluated the incremental value in the presence of controls for self-reported activity and mobility ...
Disease and weight loss: a prospective study of middle-aged and older adults in Costa Rica and England
Objective. To determine whether disease predicts weight loss in population-based studies, as this may confound the relationship between weight and mortality. Materials and methods. We used longitudinal data from the Costa ...