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- Abingdon Press 2005; US$ 11.00
Barbara Bruce provides 75 ways to keep our brains fit and reasons for doing so. She includes "Brain Breaks" throughout that offer the reader opportunities to do fun, stimulating, and challenging brain exercises. The ebook can be used as a resource for the reader; for aging parents, relatives, or friends; for a church's ministry to aging adults; for... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2006; US$ 24.95
?How could ?old age? be a medical diagnosis when I wasn?t even forty?? ?Lolly Winston ?? if aging is difficult for those of us who were only sometimes cute,? she says, ?just imagine how hard it must be for the aging knockouts, the living dolls.? ?Rebecca McClanahan ?I love sex. I love middle-age sex. I love married sex. I'm almost fifty and I've... more...
- Wiley 2006; US$ 19.95
So you’re approaching retirement – what’s next? As an over-sixty today you are likely to be very much healthier than previous generations of retirees and you’re close to outnumbering the younger age group. So why should they have all the fun? The grey pound is particularly strong, and the so-called Third Age, holds the largest... more...
- Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 104.99
Explains human aging from genes to clinical disease. With over 4,000 references, this book explores both the fundamental processes of aging and the resultant tissue-by-tissue clinical pathology, detailing both research and state-of-the art clinical interventions in aging and age-related disease. more...
- Infobase Publishing 2004; US$ 35.00
The Science of Aging tackles this fascinating subject, from natural processes to technological developments, and describes past and present research on extending the human life span. Different theories about aging and the studies of the fruit fly and housefly, which have provided a basis of knowledge in this field, are presented in a clear and concise... more...
- Electronic & Database Publishing, Inc. 2007; US$ 17.95
Offering solutions for societys overweight epidemic, this guide details how you can personally achieve and maintain a healthy weight while having greater energy and feeling more relaxed. more...
- Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 89.99
Introduces aging, defines it, describes the statistics and parameters that measure it, and compares it in different species and models. This work focuses the material back onto human aging and its clinical and demographic outcomes. It provides an overview of a rapidly changing field, and reflects the changes, the disputes, and the glut of data. more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 119.00
The decision making process that underlies ovarian hormone therapy (HT) is fallible. The question is whether or not physicians should suggest; should one take estrogen or progestin or some other combination of related hormones to women during the menopausal period, when women are deciding about whether to go on hormone therapy for diverse reasons.... more...
- Springer 2008; US$ 149.00
Aging is inevitable: this is gerontological dogma. And humans do inevitably grow old, which is probably why it seems so unlikely to us that other forms of life could escape aging. Escaping aging is not escaping death. Death is an inherent part of life, and it can strike any time. But the question is whether death necessarily becomes more likely as... more...
- Springer 2008; US$ 179.00
Stress is a double edged sword. Whereas chronic stress has well known harmful effects, recent research shows that intermittent exposure of cells and organisms to mild stress can improve various biological parameters, including severe stress tolerance, health span and longevity. Mild stress-induced hormesis is potentially a powerful tool in gerontological... more...