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.
Although many think that delaying the human aging process is impossible, it is now increasingly clear that delaying aging is not only possible but a near-term scientific reality. This book describes how theories of biological aging have evolved to support anti-aging medicine and summarizes the increasing experimental evidence confirming that slowing the aging process is medically feasible.
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
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