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Aging

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  • Grumpy Old Womenby Judith Holder

    Ebury Publishing 2009; US$ 11.18

    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... 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 will see... 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...

  • The Physiological Effects of Ageingby Alistair Farley; Ella McLafferty; Charles Hendry

    Wiley 2011; US$ 51.99

    The Physiological Effects of Ageing is a comprehensive resource for all nurses working with older people, enabling them to apply their knowledge of the ageing process to their practice, and, in doing so, enhance care delivery. This book emphasizes the normal ageing changes before considering possible effects of ageing on body systems, using as its... 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 Trygve O. Tollefsbol

    Springer New York 2009; US$ 229.00

    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...

  • 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...

  • Middle Ageby David Bainbridge

    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...

  • Critical Reviews Oxidative Stress and Agingby Richard G. Cutler; Henry Rodriguez

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2002; US$ 367.00

    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...