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Aging tests yield varying results


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1,000 people studied extensively from birth to age 38.

Telomere length did not predict physical or cognitive changes.

Different epigenetic clocks kept time with each other, but not predictive.

Collection of physiological measures found a stronger signal.

Aging happens at different rates in different tissues of the body.

The study was published in the American Journal of Epidemiology.

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American Journal of Epidemiology

Journal providing information in the field of epidemiological research.

Daniel Belsky

Assistant Professor of Epidemiology at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health.

Duke University

Private research university in Durham, North Carolina

Stephen Kritchevsky

Professor of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine at Wake Forest School of Medicine.

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Biological Age