2007

Aging: The Paradox Of Life

The biological reasons for aging are now well understood

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ISBN: 978-1-4020-5640-6 (Print) 978-1-4020-5641-3 (Online)

Table of contents (16 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-XIII

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    Pages 1-6

    Longevity

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    Pages 7-14

    Body Architecture

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    Pages 15-26

    Maintenance of the Body

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    Pages 27-36

    Multiple Causes

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    Pages 37-43

    The Ancient Origins of Ageing

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    Pages 45-53

    Mice and Men

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    Pages 55-62

    How Many Genes?

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    Pages 63-69

    The Evolution of Human Longevity

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    Pages 71-76

    Myths of Life Extension

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    Pages 77-84

    Doctors’ Dilemma

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    Pages 85-90

    The Modulation of Longevity

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    Pages 91-95

    Ageing and the Angels

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    Pages 97-101

    Longevity, Population Pressure and Warfare

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    Pages 103-108

    Dialogue between Life and Death

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    Pages 109-113

    The Road to Discovery

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    Pages 115-121

    Resolution of the Paradox

  18. Back Matter

    Pages 123-132