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- 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...
- 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...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 24.95
Can exercise prevent gray hair? Is wine consumption better than drinking beer or hard liquor? Is testosterone important only for men? How much fish should you eat each week? Just because your chronological age is going up, it doesn?t mean aches and pains, weight gain, and lack of energy have to get you down. You can prevent and reverse the... more...
- Penguin Group US 2007; US$ 13.00
Just for fun is this wonderful little book for anyone harassed by those inevitable signs of aging, e.g., short-term memory loss and income strategies for retirement. In this everything-you-wish-you-didn't-need-to-know guidebook, Padwa ( Say the Magic Words: How To Get What You Want from the People Who Have What You Need ) discusses midlifers' sense... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 21.99
Look to this book for advice, techniques, and strategies to help people stay vigorous and healthy as they grow older. People are becoming increasingly knowledgeable about managing their health as they age. Healthy Aging For Dummies explains how people can embark on a healthy lifestyle that will enable them to feel young, both mentally and physically,... 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...
- 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...
- Penguin Group US 2006; US$ 15.00
The Wisdom Paradox explores the aging of the mind from a unique, positive perspective. In an era of increasing fears about mental deterioration, world-renowned neuropsychologist Elkhonon Goldberg provides startling new evidence that though the brain diminishes in some tasks as it ages, it gains in many ways. Most notably, it increases in what he... more...
- Penguin Group US 2008; US$ 15.00
"An informed, honest, joyous book. Younger women may well envy us." -Suzanne Braun Levine, author of Inventing the Rest of Our Lives and "Sex, love, and life can grow even richer as we grow older, and the stereotype-busting women in this book show us scores of ways. These women are not going downhill, they're on a roll. They are women of... more...