Journal of Shanghai Jiao Tong University ›› 2021, Vol. 55 ›› Issue (Sup.1): 20-21.doi: 10.16183/j.cnki.jsjtu.2021.S1.027

Special Issue: 上海交通大学建校125周年科学问题专辑

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Is Aging a Disease?

WEN Dongsheng,LI Qingfeng   

  1. Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Shanghai Ninth People’s Hospital, Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine, Shanghai 200011, China
  • Received:2021-02-18 Online:2021-03-28 Published:2021-04-09

Abstract: Aging is an unavoidable and natural phenomenon faced by everyone in the life span. This paper reviewed and summarized the advances made in the reorganization of aging in the past decades from the perspective of medical science and human dimensions, illustrating whether aging should be treated as a disease, and forecasting the prospect of aging in future research.

Key words: aging; disease; treatment

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