Endocrine Aspects of Successful Aging: Genes, Hormones and Lifestyles

ISBN: 978-3-642-07359-5 (Print) 978-3-662-07019-2 (Online)

Table of contents (15 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-XII

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    Pages 1-17

    Regulation of C.elegans Life Span by Insulin-Like Signaling

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    Pages 19-33

    IGF-1 and Insulin Signaling in the Control of Longevity

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    Pages 35-48

    IGF-1 Receptors in Mammalian Longevity: Less is More

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    Pages 49-61

    IGF-1 Gene Polymorphisms and Disease in the Elderly

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    Pages 63-87

    Polymorphisms and Male Ageing

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    Pages 89-100

    Age-related Changes in the Regulation of the Hypothalamic-Pituitary Adrenal Axis: The Role of Personality Variables

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    Pages 101-127

    Aging Myelin and Cognitive Decline: a Role for Steroids

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    Pages 129-147

    How do Changes in the GH/IGF-1 Status of the Elderly Occurring Naturally, Pathologically or Therapeutically-Induced Impact on their Lives

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    Pages 149-156

    Estrogen and Cognitive Functioning in Women

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    Pages 157-163

    Genetic Polymorphisms and Age-Related Diseases The Example of Osteoporosis

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    Pages 165-173

    Are Estrogens Protective or Risk Factors in the Brain? Insights Derived From Animal Models

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    Pages 175-190

    Testosterone Supplementation and Aging-associated Sarcopenia

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    Pages 191-206

    The Long Thread of GFAP in Aging, Steroids, and Synaptic Plasticity

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    Pages 207-216

    Circadian Rhythmicity and Aging: the Molecular Basis of Oscillatory Gene Expression

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    Pages 217-227

    Prediction of Death in Elderly Men: Endocrine Factors

  17. Back Matter

    Pages 229-231