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An Introduction to Biological Aging Theory

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An Introduction to Biological Aging Theory
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Publisher: Azinet Press
ISBN/ASIN: B004L62CEQ
Number of pages: 33

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This short book provides an overview of biological aging theories including history, current status, major scientific controversies, and implications for the future of medicine. Major topics include: human mortality as a function of age, aging mechanisms and processes, the programmed vs. non-programmed aging controversy, empirical evidence on aging, and the feasibility of anti-aging and regenerative medicine.

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