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- Humana Press 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...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 21.99 US$ 17.59
Look to this book for advice, techniques, and strategies to helppeople stay vigorous and healthy as they grow older. People are becoming increasingly knowledgeable about managingtheir health as they age. Healthy Aging For Dummies explainshow people can embark on a healthy lifestyle that will enable themto feel young, both mentally and physically,... more...
- Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony 2005; US$ 15.00
Daniel Amen, M.D., one of the world?s foremost authorities on the brain, has news for you: your brain is involved in everything you do?learn to care for it properly, and you will be smarter, healthier, and happier in as little as 15 days! You probably run, lift weights, or do yoga to keep your body in great shape; you put on sunscreen and lotions... more...
- Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony 2008; US$ 16.00
DANIEL G. AMEN, M.D., is a clinical neuroscientist, psychiatrist, and brain imaging expert who heads the world-renowned Amen Clinics. He is a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association and has won several writing and research awards. He is a regular contributor to Men's Health and has published nineteen books, numerous professional... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 94.99
Introduces aging, defines it, describes the statistics and parameters that measure it, and compares it in different species and models. This work focuses the material back onto human aging and its clinical and demographic outcomes. It provides an overview of a rapidly changing field, and reflects the changes, the disputes, and the glut of data. more...
- 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...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2006; US$ 24.95
?How could ?old age? be a medical diagnosis when I wasn?t even forty?? ?Lolly Winston ?? if aging is difficult for those of us who were only sometimes cute,? she says, ?just imagine how hard it must be for the aging knockouts, the living dolls.? ?Rebecca McClanahan ?I love sex. I love middle-age sex. I love married sex. I'm almost fifty and I've... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2008; US$ 149.00
Aging is inevitable: this is gerontological dogma. And humans do inevitably grow old, which is probably why it seems so unlikely to us that other forms of life could escape aging. Escaping aging is not escaping death. Death is an inherent part of life, and it can strike any time. But the question is whether death necessarily becomes more likely as... more...