Research and Perspectives in Longevity

Longevity: To the Limits and Beyond

Editors: Robine, J.-M., Vaupel, J.W., Jeune, B., Allard, M. (Eds.)

Buy this book

eBook $109.00
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-642-60813-1
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Softcover $149.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-3-642-64566-2
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
About this book

Up to what point will life expectancy increase? Is there a theoretical or practical limit to human longevity and does it shift or not? Is it utopian to envisage a life expectancy of 100 years or more at birth? What are the respective roles of genetics and environment? Under which conditions and at what price are these years of life gained? The editors and authors hope to have answered some of these questions in this book, presenting the papers of the first Colloques Medecine et Recherche of Fondation IPSEN on longevity.

Table of contents (13 chapters)

  • Practical Limits to Life Expectancy in France

    Olshansky, S. J.

    Pages 1-10

  • The Average French Baby May Live 95 or 100 Years

    Vaupel, J. W.

    Pages 11-27

  • Towards a New Horizon in Demographic Trends: The Combined Effects of 150 Years Life Expectancy and New Fertility Models

    Vallin, J. (et al.)

    Pages 29-68

  • Is There A Biological Limit To The Human Life Span?

    Kirkwood, T. B. L.

    Pages 69-76

  • Emergence of Centenarians and Super-centenarians

    Jeune, B. (et al.)

    Pages 77-89

Buy this book

eBook $109.00
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-642-60813-1
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Softcover $149.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-3-642-64566-2
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Loading...

Recommended for you

Loading...

Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Longevity: To the Limits and Beyond
Editors
  • Jean-Marie Robine
  • James W. Vaupel
  • Bernard Jeune
  • Michel Allard
Series Title
Research and Perspectives in Longevity
Copyright
1997
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-642-60813-1
DOI
10.1007/978-3-642-60813-1
Softcover ISBN
978-3-642-64566-2
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 180
Topics