How and why we age
Preeminent cell biologist Leonard Hayflick reveals the results of more than thirty years of pioneering research in the field of aging. Gracefully written, clearly organized, and packed with essential facts and statistics, "How and Why We Age" is a landmark study of the aging process for readers of all ages.
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Some Animals Age Some Do Not
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age changes age sixty-five aging process Alex Comfort Alzheimer's disease animals antioxidants average become believe biogerontologists biological blood BLSA body brain called caloric restriction cancer capacity cardiovascular disease Carrel's cause of aging causes of death centenarians century chapter claims clock CM CM collagen cross-linking culture decline decreases determine developed eggs evidence example expectation at birth experiments female fifty free radicals function genes genetic gerontologists gland greater hair hormones human life span hundred immune system important increase laboratory live longer longevity loss males maximum life span metabolic million molecules mortality neurons normal age changes normal cells old age older organs percent phenomenon physiological population produce progeria proteins rate of aging reproductive result scientific scientists seeds Senescence sexual maturation sixty skin slow species supercentenarian superlongevity survival curves temperature theory of aging tion tissue Verzar vital wear and tear weight Werner syndrome women young