- Is it possible to predict one-year survival in centenarians? A neural network studyLaura Tafaro
Department of Aging Science, University La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
Gerontology 51:199-205. 2005..Human life expectancy is constantly increasing: the challenge for modern geriatric medicine is to identify the means to reach successfully extreme longevity...
- Stress in centenariansLaura Tafaro
Department of Aging Science, Policlinico Umberto I, University La Sapienza, Viale Policlinico, 155, I 00161 Rome, Italy
Arch Gerontol Geriatr 48:353-5. 2009..In the centenarians aging of all apparatuses was slowed down by a healthy lifestyle and also by good adaptability that allowed for a positive and effective response to stress throughout their whole lives...
- Event related brain potentials in elderly patients with recently diagnosed isolated systolic hypertensionPaolo Cicconetti
Department of Geriatrics, 1st Institute of Medicine, La Sapienza University, Rome, Italy
Clin Neurophysiol 118:824-32. 2007..The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship between systolic BP values and neurocognitive function in the early stages of ISH...
- Event-related brain potentials in elderly dippers and nondippers with recently diagnosed hypertensionPaolo Cicconetti
Department of Geriatrics, La Sapienza University, Rome, Italy
Hypertens Res 27:581-8. 2004..47 in the Cz position, p =0.617; 251.56+/-25.86 vs. 246.58+/-25.46 in the Pz position, p =0.608). These data show no association between the nondipping pattern and lower cognitive function in elderly subjects with recent hypertension...
- Erosion of telomeric 3'-overhangs in white blood cells of aged subjects with high frequency of very short telomeresStefano Mattarocci
Istituto di Neurobiologia e Medicina Molecolare, CNR, Rome, Italy
Mech Ageing Dev 132:27-32. 2011..These data raise the possibility that during ageing very short telomeres with very poor 3'-overhangs can reach a critical point for functional telomeres...