A long, healthy life is a desire and priority for most people. Genetic factors for longevity do not fully explain healthy aging. Recent research suggests that, in addition to other factors, healthy aging is at least in part the result of protective genetic variants for Alzheimer's disease (AD) and coronary artery disease (CAD).

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)637-639
Number of pages3
JournalTrends in Molecular Medicine
Issue number8
StatePublished - 1 Aug 2016


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