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Ageing for Beginners

Podcast #8 - Longitudinal studies

Written by Kylie Williams
on May 18, 2020

Dr Doug and Dave teach us about the importance of longitudinal studies for our understanding of older people. 

 

Hear about the value of long-term data collection in predicting the best ways to manage age-related lifestyle changes, illness, and disease.

The earliest study started in the 1920s with a group of highly intelligent teenage girls who were followed for 50-60 years.

These days, many studies are being conducted around the world.

Dr Doug shares the most impactful studies globally, and what we can learn from them – both the positives and negatives. Tune in for some eye-opening details.

 

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