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Aging

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  • Human Senescenceby Douglas E. Crews

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 36.00 US$ 29.52

    First published in 2003, this text explores why humans, unlike other animals, came to grow old slowly. more...

  • Practical Approaches to Infection Control in Residential Aged Careby Kevin. J Kendall

    Ausmed Publications 2004; US$ 29.95

    Overview The overwhelming success of the first edition of Infection Control has lead to this new revised edition. Presented in a no-nonsense, straightforward style, this easy-to-read book is a comprehensive guide to infection control and prevention. Despite significant advances in prevention and therapy, infectious disease is an ever-present... more...

  • The Ageing Brainby Perminder S. Sachdev

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 199.95

    Section 1. Introduction. P.S. Sachdev, The Ageing Brain. G.A. Broe, Population Ageing, Human Lifespan and Neurodegenerative Disorders: A Fifth Epidemiologic Transition. Section 2. Characteristics of the Ageing Brain. J.J. Kril, Structural Changes in the Ageing Human Brain. J.C.L. Looi, P.S. Sachdev, Structural Neuroimaging of the Ageing... more...

  • Age Smartby Jeffrey Rosensweig; Betty Liu

    Pearson Education 2011; US$ 29.99

    Americans are embracing an entirely new way of aging: one that's based on staying productive, staying active, and staying young in body and mind. Jeffrey A. Rosensweig and Betty Liu share strategies for bringing together all the elements of a long, happy, fulfilling, connected life. Starting today, you'll learn how to take advantage of the latest... more...

  • Nursing Care of Older People with Diabetesby Trisha Dunning

    Wiley 2008; US$ 82.99 US$ 71.92

    Diabetes presents differently in older people and normal ageing processes, predisposition to specific complications, and other co-morbid conditions complicate its management. The underlying philosophy of this book is that there are opportunities for prevention, health maintenance and rehabilitation for older people with diabetes, which can realistically... more...

  • Gender and Ageingby Sara Arber; Kate Davidson; Jay Ginn

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 44.00

    This book is a follow-up to Arber and Ginn's award winning Connecting Gender and Ageing (1995). It contains original chapters from eminent writers on gender and ageing, addressing newly emergent areas within gender and ageing, including gender identity and masculinity in later life. Early work on gender and ageing was dominated by a focus on older... 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...

  • Membrane Lipid Signaling in Aging and Age-Related Diseaseby M.P. Mattson

    Elsevier Science 2003; US$ 120.00

    The lipids of cellular membranes not only serve roles in controlling the structure and fluidity of the membrane, but are increasingly recognized for their roles as signalling molecules and modifiers of membrane protein function. Recent studies described in this volume reveal striking changes in membrane lipids during aging and in age-related diseases... more...

  • Recent Advances in Psychology and Agingby P. Costa; I.C. Siegler

    Elsevier Science 2003; US$ 170.00

    Recent Events in the Psychology of Aging documents the successful integration of aging into the mainstream of psychology. Leading psychologists present overviews of the key issues and research findings on mainstream topics. These include cognitive neuroscience, visual attention, learning, memory and cognition, as well as personality and happiness.... more...

  • Aging: The Paradox of Lifeby Robin Holliday

    Springer Netherlands 2007; Not Available

    For centuries people have been puzzled by the inevitability of human aging. For most of the second half of the twentieth century aging remained a mystery, or an unsolved biological problem. At the end of the 20th century a remarkable scientific discovery emerged. It was not a single discovery in the usual sense, because it was based on a series of... more...