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Geriatric bioscience : the link between aging and disease

Author: David Hamerman
Publisher: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2007.
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It is increasingly important for physicians who treat older persons, and for researchers on aging, to understand how molecular biology informs clinical expressions of aging and age-related conditions such as osteoporosis, diabetes, osteoarthritis, frailty, cancer, and dementia. Dr. David Hamerman translates basic scientific concepts into precepts of clinical practice and sheds light on the links among biology,  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Hamerman
ISBN: 9780801886928 0801886929
OCLC Number: 123053428
Description: xvi, 287 pages, 12 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents: The emergence and future of geriatrics --
An introduction to concepts of molecular biology / E. Richard Stanley --
Aging --
Interrelations of certain aging-related conditions --
Interactive therapies significant for an aging population --
Preventive gerontology.
Responsibility: David Hamerman ; foreword by Robert N. Butler.
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