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- 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...
- 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...
- Ebury Publishing 2010; US$ 11.27
Do you know someone who is incensed by compulsory tipping? Who is infuriated if kept on hold for more than a minute? Who is positively apoplectic if someone answers their phone during dinner? If so, youve probably encountered the phenomenon of the grumpy old man. Following their first massively successful BBC1 series, this autumn will see the... more...
- Ebury Publishing 2009; US$ 11.27
We all know what it means these days to be a grumpy old man, because part of that role is to be outspoken. Well, we've heard just about enough out of the men, thank you very much! Grumpy Old Women gives us the other perspective: the female take on the million irritations of today's world. So whats the difference? Surely what is irritating to... more...
- 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...
- Springer New York 2009; US$ 210.34
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...
- Birkhäuser Boston 2012; US$ 85.53
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...
- 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...
- 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...