Aging of the Organs and Systems by Richard AspinallAging of the Organs and Systems by Richard Aspinall

Aging of the Organs and Systems

byRichard Aspinall

Paperback | December 30, 2010

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During the last 40 years, the study of the biological basis of aging has progressed tremendously, and it has now become an independent and respectable field of study and research.This volume on "Aging of Organs and Systems", is an attempt to bring understanding to both the aging process and the disease processes of old age. Bringing together contributions from an international team of authors, it will be of interest to graduates and postgraduates in the fields of medicine and nursing, researchers of different aspects of biogerontology and those in the pharmaceutical, cosmeceutical, nutriceutical and health-care industry.
Title:Aging of the Organs and SystemsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:318 pages, 23.5 × 15.5 × 0.01 inPublished:December 30, 2010Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:9048164869

ISBN - 13:9789048164868

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Table of Contents

Editorial: About the series "Biology of aging and its modulation"; S. Rattan Preface 1. The relationship between cell turnover and tissue aging; Richard G.A. Faragher2. Aging of the skin; P. Stephens3. Skeletal muscle aging; Caroline S. Broome, Aphrodite Vasilaki and Anne McArdle4. Aging of the hematopoietic system; Peter M. Lansdorp5. Aging of the human skeleton and its contribution to osteoporotic fractures; Moustapha Kassem, Kim Brixen and Leif Mosekilde6. Aging of the cardiovascular system; James D. Cameron and Christopher J. Bulpitt7. Aging of the gastrointestinal system; L. Drozdowski, M. Keelan, M.T. Clandinin and A.B.K Thomson 8. Aging of the eye; John J. Harding9. Aging and the oral cavity; Dirk Bister 10. Aging and the immune system; Sian Henson and Richard Aspinall11. Aging of the nervous system; M.J. Saffrey12. Aging of the liver; Joseph M. Dhahbi and Stephen R. Spindler 13. The aging male reproductive system; Rafi T. Kevorkian and John E. Morley Index