On Tue, 7 Dec 1999 08:57:37 -0800 (PST)
"Robert J. Bradbury" <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
>If you get rid of all of the major killers (heart disease, cancer,
>diabetes, etc.) you only bump the life expectancy something like
>8-12 years. The implication being that we really don't know what
>kills the oldest-old. Richard Cutler says everything wears out.
Speaking of stuff wearing out,...
It's interesting to note that if your heart, liver, kidneys, etc. function at 99% of the minimum necessary to sustain life, then, well,... you die. 100%, you live, 99%, gonners.
For want of a nail...
Best, Jeff Davis
"Everything's hard till you know how to do it." Ray Charles