Features of the Week
CDC feature: Aging and health in America, 2013
Genetics and genomics of human aging.
Heather E. Wheeler and Stuart K. Kim Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci. 2011 January 12; 366(1561): 43–50.
A genome-wide association study of aging.
Neurobiol Aging. 2011 Nov;32(11):2109.e15-28.
CDC infomation:Why is family history important for your health at any age?
Information on genomics in selected diseases related to aging:
Alzheimer's disease genetics fact sheet, from the National Institute on Aging
Age-related macular degeneration genetics, from the NIH Genetics Home Reference
Heart disease, genomics and family history, CDC information
Breast and ovarian cancer, genomics and family health history, CDC information
Colorectal cancer, genomics and family history, CDC information