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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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Grumpy Old Men: The Official Handbookby Stuart Prebble

    Ebury Publishing 2010; US$ 12.78

    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... more...

  • The Longevity Projectby Howard S. Friedman; Leslie R. Martin

    Penguin Publishing Group 2011; US$ 16.00

    "Provocative. An absorbing and invaluable read." ? The Wall Street Journal "I recommend you read the book." ? Katherine Bouton, The New York Times "A remarkable achievement with surprising conclusions." ? Andrew Weil, M.D. more...

  • Aging, Society, and the Life Courseby Leslie A. Morgan; Suzanne R. Kunkel

    Springer Publishing Company 2011; US$ 100.00

    This is a comprehensive textbook for both undergraduate and graduate level courses, detailing the impact of societal forces on the aging process. The book focuses on the diversity of the older population, examining it from micro/macro perspectives in order to understand aging and the life course as social phenomena. This latest edition examines significant... more...

  • An Introduction to Gerontologyby Ian Stuart-Hamilton

    Cambridge University Press 2011; US$ 44.00

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

  • Aging America and Transportationby Joseph Coughlin; Lisa D'Ambrosio

    Springer Publishing Company 2012; US$ 70.00

    This solution-focused volume fills a gap in the literature by addressing the key issues around mobility and transportation for the aging Baby Boomer generation--issues that will be significantly di more...

  • Epigenetics of Agingby

    Springer New York 2009; US$ 229.00

    Intended for those with interests ranging from the fundamental basis of aging to interventions in slowing the aging process or treating age-related diseases The study of epigenetics as it relates to aging and age-related diseases is a relatively new field that is showing considerable promise in revolutionizing how the aging process is viewed The... more...

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

    Birkhäuser Boston 2012; US$ 119.00

    I: The Mechanisms of Aging.- 1 Variability of life span between species.- Methods to quantify life span.- Life span of humans.- Life spans of invertebrates.- Life span of cells in culture.- Are some plants or animal species immortal?.- 2 Factors that influence human longevity.- Genetic influence on longevity.- Influence of personality, social class... more...