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Secondary Dementias and Prevention

By secondary dementias we mean those pathological conditions in which the more or less important change in the cognitive functions represents only one of the manifestations of the clinical picture. Read More

Longevity and Predictive Medicine

1. Introduction

Our society is characterized by a progressive phenomenon of population ageing, with a high prevalence of chronic and degenerative diseases and an increasing level of disability1,2,3. World-wide the average life of man is approaching 80 years, while the Maximum Life Span, which is species-specific, is approximately 120 years, twice the maximum age of the chimpanzee, the animal most closely correlated with man from a genetic point of view (only 0.6% genomic differences).
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