The aging process is accompanied by an accumulation of cellular damage, which compromises the viability and function of cells and tissues. We aim to further explore the association between in vitro DNA damage markers and the chronological age of the donor, as well as long-lived family membership and presence of cardiovascular diseases.
Introduction: Aboriginal Australians are reported to develop dementia earlier than the general population. The causes remain unknown. Methods: This was a longitudinal study of 363 participants aged >= 45 years. Consensus diagnoses were established for cognitive impairment or dementia.