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Comparison of potential markers of the biological age of healthy male adults and paraplegics.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18063945     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The actual level of the true aging of an organism is characterized by its biological age. By the means of measuring the function ability of its physiological systems, it is possible to evaluate the biological age and use it as an indicator of premature aging. Inclusion of the biological age screening among the basic health precautions should offer yet another viewpoint on how to objectively measure the changes in an organism corresponding to aging. The article presents a comparison of age dependency of selected biomarkers between groups of healthy men and paraplegics. The measurement of the battery of biomarkers was run in a group of 25 healthy male adults between 36 and 54 years of age. The second group was formed by 20 paraplegics - men between 33 and 50 years of age. In spite of small size of the groups, significant differences were found in 4 of 6 biomarkers.
Romana Mrázová; Stanislav Doubal; Petr Klemera
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Neuro endocrinology letters     Volume:  28     ISSN:  0172-780X     ISO Abbreviation:  Neuro Endocrinol. Lett.     Publication Date:  2007 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-12-27     Completed Date:  2008-02-07     Revised Date:  2008-11-21    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8008373     Medline TA:  Neuro Endocrinol Lett     Country:  Sweden    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  801-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Biophysics and Physical Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Faculty of Charles University, Hradec Králové, Czech Republic.
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MeSH Terms
Age Factors
Aging / physiology*
Biological Markers
Blood Pressure / physiology*
Body Mass Index*
Middle Aged
Paraplegia / physiopathology*
Reference Values
Vision Tests
Vision, Ocular / physiology*
Vital Capacity / physiology*
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Biological Markers

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