Growing Old Gracefully | GenomeWeb

For researchers at the University of Miami, it's not just how long you live that's important, but how healthy you are as you age, according to the MIT Technology Review's Arlene Weintraub. The researchers are studying Amish people who have lived to at least 80 in search of genes that may promote "successful aging" — aging without disease, depression, or frailty, Weintraub says.

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