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Authors: Michael Karasek (Medical Univ. of Lodz) 
Book Description:
Aging has become a great problem for many countries. Due to worldwide life prolongation the number of people over 6o years old has grown rapidly into a ten percent piece of the world population. The growing age of the world population raises many social, economical, and medical problems. The proportion of people in the economically active age groups to those who are over 65 is constantly decreasing. A major consequence of the increasing numbers of individuals in advanced age groups is increasing numbers of patients suffering from age-related diseases. The aim of this book is to present the basic data on human aging as well as on age-related diseases.

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Preface

Introduction; Aging of the World Population; pp, 1-3
(Michal Karasek);

CHAPTER I. Menopause; PP, 5-29
(Michelle P. Warren and Eliza P. Ng, Columbia University, USA);

CHAPTER II. Andropause; PP, 31-46
(Michal Karasek and Marek Medras, Medical Academy of Wroclaw, Poland);

CHAPTER III. Growth Hormone, IGF-I and Human Aging; PP, 47-63
(S. Mitchell Harman, Kronos Longevity Research Institute, USA);

CHAPTER IV. Dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) in Aging; PP, 65-81
(Marek Pawlikowski and Michal Karasek, Medical University of Lodz, Poland);

CHAPTER V. Role of Melatonin in Aging; PP, 83-102
(Michal Karasek);

CHAPTER VI. Melatonin Limits Ischemic/Reperfusion Injury: Implication for Aging and Organ Transplantation; PP, 103-130
(Russel J. Reiter et al., The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, USA);

CHAPTER VII. Aging Processes and the Thyroid Gland; PP, 131-172 (Andrzej Lewinski et al., Medical University of Lodz, Poland);

chapter VIII. The Immune System in the Elderly; PP, 173-196
(Tamas Fulop et al., University of Sherbrooke, Canada);

CHAPTER IX. Diabetes in the Elderly; PP, 197-214
(Wieslaw Zarzycki, Medical University of Bialystok, Poland and Michal Karasek);

CHAPTER X. Osteoporosis; PP, 215-227
(Julie T. Lin and Joseph M. Lane, Hospital for Special Surgery, USA);

CHAPTER XI. Aging and Neoplastic Disease; PP, 229-264
(Mohan Tummula and William B. Erschler, Institute for Advanced Studies in Aging and Geriatric Medicine, USA);

CHAPTER XII. Sleep and Aging; PP, 265-299
(John J. Harringtorn and Alon Y. Avidan, University of Michigan, USA);

CHAPTER XIII. Alzheimer's Disease: From Neurobiology to Therapeutic Interventions; PP, 301-343
(Tomasz Sobow and Pawel P. Liberski, Medical University of Lodz, Poland);

CHAPTER XIV. Sporadic and Familial Movement Disorders in Tauopathies; PP, 345-371
(Yasuhiko Baba et al.);

CHAPTER XV. Prion Diseases: From Ritualistic Endocannibalism to Cellular Endocannibalism - From Kuru to Autophagy; PP, 373-420
(Pawel P. Liberski and Paul Brown, Medical University of Lodz, Poland);

CHAPTER XVI. Pharmacotherapy in the Elderly; PP, 421-457
(Heinrich Burkhardt and Rainer Gladisch, University of Heidelberg, Germany);

CHAPTER XVII. Exceptional Human Longevity; PP, 459-509
(Bradley J. Willcox et al. University of Hawaii, USA);

List Of Contributors

Index.

   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2006
   ISBN: 1-59454-426-3
   Status: AV
  
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