Longevity and Frailty

ISBN: 978-3-540-25153-8 (Print) 978-3-540-27388-2 (Online)

Table of contents (13 chapters)

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    Pages 1-15

    The Medfly as a Frailty Model: Implications for Biodemographic Research

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    Pages 17-26

    Social Control of Aging and Frailty in Bees

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    Pages 27-37

    A review of Genes that Act Downstream of the DAF-16 FOXO Transcription Factor to Influence the Life Span of C. Elegans

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    Pages 39-56

    Calorie Restriction in Nonhuman Primates: Impact on Aging, Disease, and Frailty

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    Pages 57-65

    Evolutionary Perspectives on Human Longevity and Frailty

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    Pages 67-81

    Flies Without Wings

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    Pages 83-90

    Biological Markers and the Molecular Biology of Frailty

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    Pages 91-98

    Inflammation: The Fire of Frailty?

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    Pages 99-106

    Early Life Conditions Affect Historical Change in Old-Age Mortality

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    Pages 107-117

    Aging, Frailty, and the Compression of Morbidity: Definite Progress

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    Pages 119-124

    Cognition and Frailty: Possible Interrelations

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    Pages 125-138

    Consequences of the 2003 Summer Heat Wave on Mortality Levels in France

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    Pages 139-158

    The Oldest-Old: Emergence of a New Population