D Craig Willcox

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Country: Japan

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint They really are that old: a validation study of centenarian prevalence in Okinawa
    D Craig Willcox
    Department of Human Welfare, Okinawa International University, 2 6 1 Ginowan, Ginowan City, Okinawa, Japan
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 63:338-49. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint Life at the extreme limit: phenotypic characteristics of supercentenarians in Okinawa
    D Craig Willcox
    Department of Human Welfare, Okinawa International University, Japan
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 63:1201-8. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint The Okinawan diet: health implications of a low-calorie, nutrient-dense, antioxidant-rich dietary pattern low in glycemic load
    D Craig Willcox
    Department of Human Welfare, Okinawa International University, 2 6 1 Ginowan, Ginowan City, Okinawa, Japan
    J Am Coll Nutr 28:500S-516S. 2009
  4. pmc Extending healthy ageing: nutrient sensitive pathway and centenarian population
    Sergio Davinelli
    Department of Health Sciences, University of Molise, Campobasso, Italy
    Immun Ageing 9:9. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Aging gracefully: a retrospective analysis of functional status in Okinawan centenarians
    D Craig Willcox
    College of Nursing, Okinawa Prefectural University, Okinawa, Japan
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 15:252-6. 2007
  6. pmc Metabolic syndrome and cognitive decline among the oldest old in Okinawa: in search of a mechanism. The KOCOA Project
    Yuriko Katsumata
    Department of Public Health and Hygiene, Graduate School of Medicine, University of the Ryukyus, Okinawa, Japan
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 67:126-34. 2012
  7. ncbi request reprint The cultural context of "successful aging" among older women weavers in a northern Okinawan village: the role of productive activity
    D Craig Willcox
    College of Nursing, Okinawa Prefectural University, 1 24 1, Yogi, Naha City, Okinawa, 902 0076, Japan
    J Cross Cult Gerontol 22:137-65. 2007

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Publications8

  1. ncbi request reprint They really are that old: a validation study of centenarian prevalence in Okinawa
    D Craig Willcox
    Department of Human Welfare, Okinawa International University, 2 6 1 Ginowan, Ginowan City, Okinawa, Japan
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 63:338-49. 2008
    ..We conclude that the high reported centenarian prevalence in Okinawa is valid and warrants further study for its genetic and environmental correlates...
  2. ncbi request reprint Life at the extreme limit: phenotypic characteristics of supercentenarians in Okinawa
    D Craig Willcox
    Department of Human Welfare, Okinawa International University, Japan
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 63:1201-8. 2008
    ..Little is known about these exceptional survivors...
  3. ncbi request reprint The Okinawan diet: health implications of a low-calorie, nutrient-dense, antioxidant-rich dietary pattern low in glycemic load
    D Craig Willcox
    Department of Human Welfare, Okinawa International University, 2 6 1 Ginowan, Ginowan City, Okinawa, Japan
    J Am Coll Nutr 28:500S-516S. 2009
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  4. pmc Extending healthy ageing: nutrient sensitive pathway and centenarian population
    Sergio Davinelli
    Department of Health Sciences, University of Molise, Campobasso, Italy
    Immun Ageing 9:9. 2012
    ..Finally, we also discuss the potential role of Nrf2 system in the pro-ageing signaling emphasizing its phytohormetic activation...
  5. ncbi request reprint Aging gracefully: a retrospective analysis of functional status in Okinawan centenarians
    D Craig Willcox
    College of Nursing, Okinawa Prefectural University, Okinawa, Japan
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 15:252-6. 2007
    ..This study retrospectively explored the late-life functional status of Okinawan centenarians...
  6. pmc Metabolic syndrome and cognitive decline among the oldest old in Okinawa: in search of a mechanism. The KOCOA Project
    Yuriko Katsumata
    Department of Public Health and Hygiene, Graduate School of Medicine, University of the Ryukyus, Okinawa, Japan
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 67:126-34. 2012
    ..Our study supports accumulating evidence that the positive association between metabolic syndrome and cognitive function might not hold for the oldest old...
  7. ncbi request reprint The cultural context of "successful aging" among older women weavers in a northern Okinawan village: the role of productive activity
    D Craig Willcox
    College of Nursing, Okinawa Prefectural University, 1 24 1, Yogi, Naha City, Okinawa, 902 0076, Japan
    J Cross Cult Gerontol 22:137-65. 2007
    ..Interestingly, "doing basho" may be considered one means to help achieve successful aging in this particular cultural context...