Maarten Rozing| 21-09-2011 | Endocrine and metabolic features of familial longevity The Leiden Longevity Study

This thesis discusses the metabolic and endocrine characteristics of long-lived Dutch families. We found that familial longevity is marked by low thyroid function and preserved insulin senitivity. The second part of this thesis adresses the Gompertz law of mortality as an estimate of the rate of senescence

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