Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, May 22nd, 2005
According to scientists in the United States, "We hypothesized that the rising levels of inflammatory markers with aging is explained by cardiovascular risk factors and morbidity becoming progressively more prevalent in older persons."
L. Ferrucci and colleagues of the U.S. National Institute on Aging explained, "Information on inflammatory markers, cardiovascular risk factors, and diseases was collected in 595 men and 748 women sampled from the general population (age, 20-102 years). In both men and women, older age was associated with higher levels of interleukin-6 (IL-6), IL-1 receptor antagonist...
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