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Aging

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  • When Puberty is Precociousby Ora H. Pescovitz; Emily C. Walvoord

    Springer 2007; US$ 249.00

    This book focuses on precocious puberty, providing a unique continuum of expertise looking at puberty from anthropologic, epidemiologic, clinical, and molecular perspectives. This volume addresses broad pubertal changes in the general population while at the same time providing in depth information about specific disorders of puberty and the latest... more...

  • The Great Life Makeoverby M.D. Daniel Monti; M.D. Anthony Bazzan

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 19.99

    Fat, cranky sex. Doesn't sound all that great, does it? The truth is, these three things?your weight, mood, and your sex life?are crucial elements of a great life at any age, but especially now that you're in the best years of your life. And they are the three elements that, when improperly calibrated, can cause a perfect storm. Face it: Your hormones,... more...

  • You and Your Aging Parentby Barbara Silverstone; Helen Kandel Hyman

    Oxford University Press, USA 2008; US$ 16.99

    First published in 1976, You and Your Aging Parent is a classic--the first book to shed light on the challenging relationship between adult children and their aging parents, illuminating the emotional, health, and financial difficulties that elderly parents and their children face during the senior years. Marking the 30th anniversary of this highly... more...

  • Aging of the Genomeby Jan Vijg

    Oxford University Press, UK 2007; US$ 74.99

    Aging has long been ascribed to the gradual accumulation of mutations in the genome. However, it is only recently that the necessary sophisticated technology has been developed to begin testing this theory and its consequences. This book reviews the concept of genomic instability as a possible universal cause of aging in complex organisms resulting... more...

  • Challenges of Biological Agingby Edward J. Masoro

    Springer Publishing Company 1999; US$ 70.00

    This volume provides the non-biologist an overview of what is known about the physiological bases of aging. The author examines the many basic theories and emerging hypotheses underlying the molecular, cellular, and systemic processes involved in senescence. He addresses the normal physiological changes that characterize the aging phenotype, and also... more...

  • The Comparative Biology of Agingby Norman S. Wolf

    Springer 2010; US$ 239.00

    Dealing with every one of the mammalian species that are employed in laboratory research, this book provides details comparative data for age-related changes in its subjects. more...

  • Boosting Your Energyby David M. Dawson; Harvard Health Publications; Harvard Medical School

    Harvard Health Publications 2008; US$ 18.00

    It’s a nearly universal lament of people over age 35: they don’t have as much energy as they did when they were younger. One of the most common complaints is that they can’t stay up as late as they once did and still function normally the next day. People also notice that they’re not as strong as they used to be or that their muscles... more...

  • Living Better, Living Longerby Anne Fabiny; Harvard Health Publications; Harvard Medical School

    Harvard Health Publications 2008; US$ 18.00

    Life expectancy continues to inch upward in the United States, and if you are middle-aged or older, you may be looking ahead and contemplating the coming years. Will you live a long, vibrant life? Will you maintain your vigor and independence in your later years, or will they be marred by disability more...

  • 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...

  • Dementiaby David Ames; Alistair Burns; John O'Brien

    Hodder Education 2005; US$ 275.00

    The rising prevalence of dementia in the population continues to pose a serious public health challenge in both the developed and the developing world. Previous editions of Dementia have become acknowledged as a key ‘gold standard’ work in this field, and have had a genuinely international approach. The third edition has been fully revised... more...