Biomedical Aspects of Aging Research
Few subjects available to intellectual scrutiny at the present time offer the author of an introductory chapter as much challenge and breadth of scope as does this — THE BIOMEDICAL ASPECTS OF AGING RESEARCH which opens this text of AGING BRAIN AND SENILE DEMENTIA. The array of subject material is vast; the evidence leading to any one set of conclusions is confusing and contradictory; the interest is intense. Theories of aging develop rapidly only to fall into discard within a few short years or even months and lines of investigation that seemed to hold promise a short while ago are found to be “blind alleys”.
KeywordsEntropy Production Basal Metabolic Rate Aging Research Senile Dementia Free Radical Theory
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