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They say that only two things in life are certain: death and taxes. For the former, a new study of the blood of one of the world’s oldest women has offered clues to not only why death occurs, but may also unlock some of the secrets of longevity.
Scientists have sequenced the DNA of a Dutch woman who lived to age 115, overcame breast cancer at the age of 100, and never showed signs of dementia or Alzheimer's disease.
Scientists say the worldâ€™s oldest living person, 115-year-old Hanrikje van Andel-Schipper, had a sharp mind right up until her death in 2005.
AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - A Dutchwoman, the world's oldest person on record who swore by a daily helping of herring for a healthy life, died on Tuesday aged 115, the ANP news agency reported.
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