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October 14, 2003

Cholesterol gene linked to longevity

Cholesterol gene linked to longevity, well, at least in Ashkenazi Jews....

Posted by razib at 08:31 PM




Do you have a link to the original paper? I would be curious to find out if the researchers took into account the exercise regimes of the test groups.

Posted by: scott at October 14, 2003 11:06 PM


Looked it up myself, probably not the original paper for the msn article but is interesting (done by the same PI);

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?cmd=Retrieve&db=PubMed&list_uids=12403798&dopt=Abstract

Posted by: scott at October 14, 2003 11:22 PM


another good paper, this time about elderly Japanese men and HDL;

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?cmd=Retrieve&db=PubMed&list_uids=3771975&dopt=Abstract

Posted by: scott at October 14, 2003 11:25 PM