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Aging

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  • Strokeby J. Philip Kistler; Harvard Health Publications; Harvard Medical School

    Harvard Health Publications 2008; US$ 18.00

    There are many types of stroke, and each cause different kinds of damage and require different treatments. But discovering the exact cause of a stroke is a complicated matter. This report describes each type and its diagnosis and treatment. It also includes a special section on preventing stroke and guidelines for rehabilitation and recovery more...

  • Prime Time (with Bonus Content)by Jane Fonda

    Random House Publishing Group 2011; US$ 17.00

    BONUS: This eBook includes the full text of the book plus 50 photographs not found in the print version. In this inspiring and candid book, Jane Fonda, #1 bestselling author, actress, and workout pioneer, gives us a blueprint for living well and for making the most of life, especially the second half of it. Covering sex, love, food, fitness, self-understanding,... more...

  • Aging, Society, and the Life Course, Fourth Editionby PhD Leslie A. Morgan; PhD Suzanne R. Kunkel

    Springer Publishing Company 2011; US$ 109.99

    Doody's Score: 91, 4 Stars "[This] book's unfading preoccupation with social context, social processes, and social structures distinguishes itself and greatly contributes to the discourse in gerontology."-- The Gerontologist This is a comprehensive textbook for both undergraduate and graduate level courses, detailing the impact of societal forces... more...

  • An Introduction to Gerontologyby Ian Stuart-Hamilton

    Cambridge University Press 2011; US$ 49.00

    A wide-ranging and multidisciplinary introduction to the key topics in ageing, for students of gerontology. more...

  • The Physiological Effects of Ageingby Alistair Farley; Ella McLafferty; Charles Hendry

    Wiley 2011; US$ 53.99 US$ 48.59

    The Physiological Effects of Ageing is a comprehensive resource for all nurses working with older people, enabling them to apply their knowledge of the ageing process to their practice, and, in doing so, enhance care delivery. This book emphasizes the normal ageing changes before considering possible effects of ageing on body systems, using as its... more...

  • Epigenetics of Agingby Trygve O. Tollefsbol

    Springer New York 2009; US$ 235.22

    This seminal work covers the impact of epigenetics on aging, the epigenetics of age-related diseases, and future directions and perspectives on the epigenetics of aging. It covers the most recent advances that impact the longevity of living organisms. more...

  • Aging and Human Longevityby M.-F. Schulz-Aellen

    Birkhäuser Boston 2012; US$ 95.65

    The proportion of elderly people continues to increase in the western world-nearly a quarter of the population will be over 65 years by the year 2050. Since aging is accompanied by an increase in diseases and by a deterioration in well-being, finding solutions to these social, medical and psychological problems is necessarily a major goal for society.... more...

  • Middle Ageby David Bainbridge

    Granta Publications 2012; US$ 13.32

    David Bainbridge is a vet with a particular interest in evolutionary zoology - and he has just turned forty. As well as the usual concerns about greying hair, failing eyesight and goldfish levels of forgetfulness, he finds himself pondering some bigger questions: have I come to the end of my productive life as a human being? And what I am now for?... more...

  • Critical Reviews Oxidative Stress and Agingby Richard G. Cutler; Henry Rodriguez

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2002; US$ 226.00 US$ 205.66

    This innovative and comprehensive reference book provides the most up-to-date information pertaining to the translational research field of oxidative stress and aging. The book focuses on understanding the molecular basis of oxidative stress and its associated age-related diseases with the goal being the development of new and novel methods in treating... more...

  • Aging in Rural Placesby PhD MSW Elaine T. Jurkowski

    Springer Publishing Company 2014; US$ 69.99

    Research documents that rural elders are poorer, live in less adequate housing, and have far fewer health and service options available to them than their urban counterparts, yet there is a critical lack of current and detailed information on the problems facing rural elders and on the professional practices that serve this population. This text fills... more...