Introductory remarks
Advanced Search
Select up to three search categories and corresponding keywords using the fields to the right. Refer to the Help section for more detailed instructions.

Search our Collections & Repository

All these words:

For very narrow results

This exact word or phrase:

When looking for a specific result

Any of these words:

Best used for discovery & interchangable words

None of these words:

Recommended to be used in conjunction with other fields



Publication Date Range:


Document Data


Document Type:






Clear All

Query Builder

Query box

Clear All

For additional assistance using the Custom Query please check out our Help Page


Introductory remarks

Filetype[PDF-146.65 KB]

  • English

  • Details:

    • Alternative Title:
      Public Health Rep
    • Personal Author:
    • Description:
      This important topic, aging, is really a woman's issue as things now stand. Someday, it is to be hoped, it will be more a man's issue as well, but that is one of the research challenges.Few features of the human aging process have such enormous personal, economic, social, and cultural consequences as the sex differential in lengevity. Life expectancy at birth for women has increased far more rapidly than for men.By the time a person reaches the age of 85, there are approximately five women for every two men. Many other statistics support and illustrate dramatically the importance of gender differences in aging and the challenge of trying to understand why they exist: It is important also to understand the differences in disability.In a recent issue of the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society William Hazzard looked at the biological basis for the sexual differential in longevity His review is extremely thorough and thought-provoking. Dr. Hazzard recently left the geriatric unit at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine to become Chairman of Medicine at Bowman Gray School of Medicine in Winston-Salem, NC.The discussions that follow will examine many aspects of this important subject.
    • Pubmed ID:
    • Pubmed Central ID:
    • Document Type:
    • Main Document Checksum:
    • File Type:

    Supporting Files

    • No Additional Files

    More +

    Related Documents

    You May Also Like

    Checkout today's featured content at