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The Hallmarks of Aging

There are multiple aging theories, but one of the most popular and well supported is the Hallmarks of Aging, a 2013 paper that defined aging as nine distinct categories (hallmarks) and explained how these interact with each other to drive the development of age-related diseases.

This framework gives researchers insights into how they might directly intervene against these aging processes to prevent age-related diseases. Below is a summary of each hallmark, but you can learn more about each one here.

 

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