An Introduction to Biological Aging Theory
by Theodore C. Goldsmith
Publisher: Azinet Press 2011
Number of pages: 33
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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