The Handbook of the Biology of Aging
With nine completely new chapters, and thirteen chapters with new contributors, the 8th edition of this book will cover the basic aging processes including the effects of dietary restriction, somatotropic axis, free radicals, apoptosis, adipose tissue, stem cells, and more. Coverage of the medical physiology of aging discusses effects on the human brain. New chapters include topics such as Genetics of Human Aging, Evolutionary Biology of Aging, Bone Aging, and Epigenetic Control of Longevity. A clinical sections covers what to expect, how to prevent, and how to treat common medical effects of aging.
Suitable for use as a reference or a graduate level or upper-level undergraduate textbook.
Clinicians, researchers, and students in gerontology, developmental psychology, psychiatry, biology, and other related health care professions tasked with caring for the aging population