1 edition of Our aging bodies found in the catalog.
Our aging bodies
Gary F. Merrill
Written in English
|Statement||Gary F. Merrill|
|LC Classifications||QP86 .M47 2015|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||vii, 301 pages|
|Number of Pages||301|
|LC Control Number||2014016470|
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Our Aging Bodies (Book): Merrill, Gary F.: "People in developed countries are living longer and, just as the aged population around the world is steadily growing, the number of adults eighty-five and older in the United States is projected to quadruple to twenty-one million people by The aging of our population has huge implications for baby boomers and their children, and has The aging of our population has huge implications for baby boomers and their children, and has generated a greater interest in the causes and effects of aging.
Our Aging Bodies provides a clear, scientifically based explanation of what happens to all the major organ systems and bodily processes--such as the cardiovascular and digestive systems Our Aging Bodies provides a clear, scientifically based explanation of what happens to all the major organ systems and bodily processes—such as the cardiovascular and digestive systems—as people first section is an overview of secondary aging—changes that occur with age that are related to disease and the environment—and include the effect of such things as diet, humor, and Throughout the book, Gary F.
Merrill weaves in personal anecdotes and stories that help clarify and reinforce the facts and principles of the underlying scientific processes and explanations. Our Aging Bodies is accessible to a general reader interested in the aging phenomenon, or baby boomers wanting to be more informed when seeing their AARP: “5 Myths about Sex and Aging.” Ali, I.
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Written in everyday language, The Clock of Ages takes us on a tour of the aging human body and explores what happens when we age and why SH from a research scientist's › Books › New, Used & Rental Textbooks › Medicine & Health Sciences.
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