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Journal of Aging Research
Volume 2011 (2011), Article ID 765071, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.4061/2011/765071
Research Article

Is There a Reversal in the Effect of Obesity on Mortality in Old Age?

1Department of Health Promotion, School of Public Health, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, P.O.B. 39040, Ramat Aviv, Tel Aviv 69978, Israel
2Herczeg Institute on Aging, Tel Aviv University, P.O.B. 39040, Ramat Aviv, Tel Aviv 69978, Israel
3George Washington University Medical Center and School of Public Health, Washington, DC 20037, USA

Received 3 February 2011; Revised 5 May 2011; Accepted 9 June 2011

Academic Editor: Bo A. Hagberg

Copyright © 2011 Jiska Cohen-Mansfield and Rotem Perach. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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