Ageing – Future Directions for Research in the Biology of Ageing
Published Online: 28 MAY 2003
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Kirkwood, T. B. 2003. Ageing – Future Directions for Research in the Biology of Ageing. eLS. .
- Published Online: 28 MAY 2003
An increasing fraction of the world's population is living to an age when intrinsic biological constraints take their toll on health and quality of life through age-related frailty. As the number of older people increases, so does the number suffering from a wide range of age-associated disabilities and diseases.