Aging: Increasing age as a risk factor for medical conditions
Introduction: There are numerous conditions that become more common with age. Some conditions increase in prevalence with age, whereas other conditions become very common in the elderly. The elderly are also often considered at risk due to reduce immune systems; see immunocompromise as a risk factor. Increasing maternal age is also a risk factor for certain aspects in pregnancy.
Condition count: 104; see list of conditions below.
Risk factor subtypes: maternal age (4)
Risk factors: Risk Factor Center, risk factor list
Conditions list: The following list of conditions have 'Aging' or similar listed as a risk factor in our database:
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