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Prevention and Treatment of Age-related Diseases

Editors: Rattan, Suresh I.S., Kassem, Moustapha (Eds.)

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Biogerontologists are now in a position to construct general principles of aging, and genuine attempts are being made to test and develop effectives means of intervention, prevention and treatment of age-related diseases, and for achieving healthy old age. This book takes status of the molecular, cellular, hormonal, nutritional and lifestyle strategies being tested and applied. The book is comprised of inter-dependent chapters written in the form of critical reviews by world leading researchers and practitioners in their respective fields. The format of the articles is a semi-academic style in which research data from various experimental systems is presented while focusing on their applications in human beings with respect to the prevention and treatment of age-related impairments. The target readership is the undergraduate and graduate students in the universities, medical- and nursing-colleges, post-graduate students taking up research projects on different aspects of biogerontology, and practicing clinicians. This book could be an important volume for college, university and state libraries maintaining a good database in biology, medical and biomedical sciences. Furthermore, this book will also be of much interest to the pharmaceutical, and nutrition and healthcare industry for an easy access to accurate and reliable information in the field of aging research and intervention.

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This book is recommended by the World Health Organization Eastern Mediterranean Region Office (WHO-EMRO) as a basic resource for medical faculty libraries.

Table of contents (17 chapters)

Table of contents (17 chapters)
  • Biological causes of aging and age-related diseases

    Pages 1-13

    Rattan, Suresh I.S.

  • Immunity, Inflammation and infections during aging

    Pages 15-29

    Capri, Miriam (et al.)

  • Progress and development in Parkinson disease therapy

    Pages 31-48

    Bjarkam, Carsten R. (et al.)

  • Understanding and Treating Alzheimer’s Disease

    Pages 49-70

    Kumar, Umesh (et al.)

  • Slowing down age-related muscle loss and sarcopenia

    Pages 71-85

    Noirez, P. (et al.)

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Hardcover $249.99
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Prevention and Treatment of Age-related Diseases
Editors
  • Suresh I.S. Rattan
  • Moustapha Kassem
Copyright
2006
Publisher
Springer Netherlands
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media B.V.
eBook ISBN
978-1-4020-5058-9
DOI
10.1007/1-4020-5058-5
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-4020-4884-5
Softcover ISBN
978-90-481-7217-7
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VII, 364
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