Evaluating the relationship between lesion burden and aging among the skeletons of an 18th-19th century London cemetery using osteological and radiological analysis

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van Schaik, Katherine ; Eisenberg, Ronald ; Bekvalac, Jelena ; Rühli, Frank (2018)
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science
  • Journal: volume 13, issue 4 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC5919625, doi: 10.5167/uzh-151493, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0196448, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0196448.
  • Subject: Research Article | Population Metrics | Anatomy | 610 Medicine & health | Inflammatory Diseases | Cancer Risk Factors | Oncology | Population Groupings | Skeleton | Genetics | People and Places | Public and Occupational Health | Aging and Cancer | Osteology | Biology and Life Sciences | Genetics of Disease | Developmental Biology | Physiology | Musculoskeletal System | Medicine | Institute of Evolutionary Medicine | Age Groups | Organism Development | Life Expectancy | Q | R | Population Biology | Science | Medicine and Health Sciences | Aging | Physiological Processes

Study of disease in the past can help illuminate patterns of human health, disease, and aging in the present. As average human life expectancy and incidence of chronic disease have increased in the last century, efforts to understand this epidemiologic shift have led to... View more
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