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Aging

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  • Aging and Chronic Disordersby Stephen J. Morewitz; Mark L. Goldstein

    Springer US 2007; US$ 89.99

    "Aging and Chronic Disease" provides new perspectives on how aging is affected by chronic disease. The book focuses on how chronic disorders, such as diabetes, arthritis, cardiovascular disease, and cancer influence stress, coping, and quality of life among older adults. The book emphasizes how management of risk factors for chronic diseases, new... more...

  • Annual Review of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Volume 21, 2001by PhD Vincent J. Cristofalo; PhD Richard Adelman

    Springer Publishing Company 2001; US$ 89.99

    Presenting the latest research in the biology of aging, this volume addresses important theoretical issues focusing on the basis for why humans live as long as they do. Expert authors combine three general paradigms of aging research: demographic studies, evolutionary studies, and studies of biological mechanisms. Topics explored include: Why does... more...

  • The Biology of Human Longevityby Caleb E. Finch

    Elsevier Science 2010; US$ 86.95

    Written by Caleb Finch, one of the leading scientists of our time, The Biology of Human Longevity - Inflammation, Nutrition, and Aging in the Evolution of Lifespans synthesizes several decades of top research on the topic of human aging and longevity particularly on the recent theories of inflammation and its effects on human health. The book expands... more...

  • Biology of Menopauseby Francis L. Bellino

    Springer New York 2012; US$ 99.00

    Biology of Menopause presents the proceedings of an international symposium held from September 10-13, 1998 in Newport Beach, CA. The proceedings review current knowledge and explores future research directions on the biologic changes of the hypothalamic-pituitary-ovarian axis across the menopausal transition and the associated changes in physiologic... more...

  • Brain Agingby David R. Riddle

    CRC Press 2007; US$ 177.95

    Recognition that aging is not the accumulation of disease, but rather comprises fundamental biological processes that are amenable to experimental study, is the basis for the recent growth of experimental biogerontology. As increasingly sophisticated studies provide greater understanding of what occurs in the aging brain and how these changes occur,... more...

  • Cognition, Aging and Self-Reportsby Norbert Schwarz; Denise Park; Barbel Knauper; Seymour Sudman

    Taylor and Francis 1998; US$ 54.95

    First Published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Comparative Biology of Agingby Norman S. Wolf

    Springer Netherlands 2010; US$ 279.00

    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...

  • Coping with Agingby Richard S. Lazarus; Bernice N. Lazarus

    Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 43.99

    Examines the experience of aging from the standpoint of the individual, rather than merely as a collection of statistics and charts. This title looks at aging, emotion and coping, and stability and change in both environment and personality. It is useful for scholars and also accessible to the lay audience. more...

  • Counterclockwiseby Ellen J. Langer

    Random House Publishing Group 2009; US$ 25.00

    If we could turn back the clock psychologically, could we also turn it back physically? For more than thirty years, award-winning social psychologist Ellen Langer has studied this provocative question, and now, in Counterclockwise, she presents the answer: Opening our minds to what?s possible, instead of presuming impossibility, can lead to better... more...

  • Determining Health Expectanciesby Jean-Marie Robine; Carol Jagger; Colin D. Mathers; Eileen M. Crimmins; Richard M. Suzman

    Wiley 2003; US$ 287.00

    Health expectancies were developed to address the important question of whether or not we are exchanging longer life for poorer health - replacing quality by quantity. Health expectancies extend the concept of life expectancy to morbidity and disability by providing a means of dividing life expectancy into life spent in various states of good and... more...