Books tagged: gerontology

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An Introduction to Biological Aging Theory
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Price: Free! Words: 17,340. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2011 by Azinet Press. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Medical science
Why do we age? The answer to this question is critical to our ability to prevent and treat highly age-related diseases such as cancer and heart disease that now cause the deaths of most people in the developed world. Second Edition 4/2014
Aging by Design: How New Thinking on Aging Will Change Your Life
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Price: Free! Words: 25,280. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2011 by Azinet Press. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Evolution
Why do we age? This scientific mystery remains unsolved and has major implications for medicine and public health. This short book describes the theorists, controversies, history, experimental evidence, and evolution concepts surrounding biological aging theories. Exciting new theories will change the way we think about and attempt to treat or prevent age-related diseases. 5/14
Life, Camera, Action! Everything You Need to Know about Living Well You Can Learn from the Movies
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Price: $12.95 USD. Words: 12,320. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Personal & Practical Guides
Being AgeWise is simply to be the best YOU at any age. Life, Camera, Action! presents twenty-two films that delightfully illustrate Success in Aging® principles as keys to a happier life. Di Patterson shows each point and encourages you to re-examine the lessons you have learned traversing the journey of your years so life can be easier and just plain more fun!
Human Destiny is to Eliminate Death: Essays, Rants, and Arguments about Immortalism
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,430. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Biotechnology
Volume 1 of an Immortality Digital Anthology Series released by Immortal Life (ImmortalLife.info) and published by the Center for Transhumanity. This anthology features essays and debates by and between over 30 leading thinkers and authorities in technological approaches to indefinite lifespans, anti-aging medicine and radical longevity. Editor: Hank Pellissier Publisher: Center for Transhumanity
The Evolution of Aging: How New Theories Will Change Medicine
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Price: Free! Words: 84,070. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2013 by Azinet Press. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Biology
Why do we age? This book describes the exciting development of theories that say that we age because we are purposely designed to have a limited lifespan; we are programmed to age and die. This theory strongly suggests that we can find pharmaceutical agents that generally delay aging and age-related diseases like cancer and heart disease. Print length 255 pages, 28 illustrations.
Links to Understanding: A Guidebook for Professionals Working with Aging People
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 19,650. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / Success
This timely guide presents relevant scientific facts in clear everyday language, integrates theory with practical day-to-day applications, and will prove useful for professionals as well as anyone interested in working within the aging community.