The Resource Aging interventions and therapies, Suresh I.S. Rattan [editor], (electronic resource)

Aging interventions and therapies, Suresh I.S. Rattan [editor], (electronic resource)

Label
Aging interventions and therapies
Title
Aging interventions and therapies
Statement of responsibility
Suresh I.S. Rattan [editor]
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
This comprehensive volume surveys the molecular, cellular, hormonal, nutritional, medical and lifestyle strategies being tested and applied for the prevention, intervention and treatment of age-related diseases. With authoritative contributions not just from researchers in academic institutions and pharmaceutical and cosmeceutical industries, but also practicing clinicians of both mainstream and alternative medicine, demographers and bioethicists, this book provides unique scientific, ethical and social perspectives on the discussion of aging intervention. In addition, the latest technologies
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
Dewey number
616
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
RA776.75
LC item number
.A36 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Rattan, Suresh I. S
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Aging
  • Aging
  • Cells
  • Longevity
  • Aging
Label
Aging interventions and therapies, Suresh I.S. Rattan [editor], (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Contents; Introduction; 1. The Ethics of Aging Intervention and Life-Extension Steven Horrobin; INTRODUCTION; THE PROBLEM OF VALUE: LIFE-EXTENSION AND DEATH POSTPONING; O Death, Where is Thy Sting?; The Value of Living: Life-Extension and the Relative Badness of Death; ARGUMENTS AGAINST BIOGERONTOLOGICAL INTERVENTION; Natural Aging and Human Intervention; Overpopulation and Sociobiological Reproductive Pressures; Mythic Immortality vs. Life-Extension: Problems of Finitude, Striving, Boredom and Personal Identity; The Problem of Incumbency and the Social Value of Life-Extension
  • Problems of Unity: Distributive Justice, Parallel Populations, Parallel SpeciesCONCLUSION; REFERENCES; 2. Prevention and Treatment of Skin Aging Jerry L. McCullough and Kristen M. Kelly; INTRODUCTION; PREVENTION OF SKIN AGING; Sunscreen; Hormone Therapy; TREATMENT OF SKIN AGING; Topical Pharmaceuticals; Topical retinoids; Alpha and beta hydroxy acids; Kinetin; Antioxidants; Copper peptides; Surgical Interventions; Microdermabrasion; Chemical peels; Botulinum toxin; Dermal fillers; Lasers/Light sources; Pigment/Telangiectasia removal; Ablative laser skin rejuvenation
  • Non-ablative photorejuvenationDermabrasion; Radiofrequency devices; Cosmetic surgery; CONCLUSION; REFERENCES; 3. Industrial Approaches Towards Developing Effective Skin Care Products Thomas Blatt, Horst Wenck and Franz Stab; INTRODUCTION; PROMINENT AGING THEORIES; PHYSIOLOGICAL TARGETS IN ANTI-AGE PROPHYLAXIS AND TREATMENT; ACTIVE COSMETIC INGREDIENTS AND THEIR POTENTIAL; Moisturizers; UV-FILTERS; ANTIOXIDANTS; Exfoliation; Vitamin A and its Derivatives; Coenzyme Q10 and Creatine; Anti-inflammatory Actives; FUTURE PERSPECTIVES; REFERENCES
  • 4. Strategies to Reduce Age-Related Skeletal Muscle Wasting Gordon S. Lynch, Thea Shavlakadze and Miranda D. GroundsINTRODUCTION; UNDERLYING MECHANISMS OF AGE-RELATED CHANGES IN SKELETAL MUSCLE; EXERCISE AND AGING; Use it or Lose it? Exercise Alone Will Not Prevent Sarcopenia; Innervation and Neurotrophic Factors; Systemic Changes in Circulating Hormones and Other Factors; Growth Hormone/IGF-I; Treating Sarcopenia is not Simply "Hormone Replacement Therapy"; 2-Adrenoceptor Agonists; Risks and Benefits of Muscle Anabolic Therapies for Sarcopenia; Myostatin; Vitamin D; Inflammatory Cytokines
  • Metabolism, Energy Balance and NutritionCONCLUSION; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; REFERENCES; 5. Antioxidants and Aging in Human Beings Eric Le Bourg; INTRODUCTION; FREE RADICAL THEORY OF AGING AND THE USE OF ANTIOXIDANTS; EFFECTS OF ANTIOXIDANTS ON AGING AND MORTALITY; Circulating Antioxidants and Resistance to Free Radicals in Very Old People; Antioxidants and Mortality; Diet and Mortality; Antioxidants and Aging; Diet and Aging; CONCLUSIONS; REFERENCES; 6. Hormone Therapy for Aging Mahendra K. Thakur; GROWTH HORMONE; INSULIN; MELATONIN; DEHYDROEPIANDROSTERONE (DHEA); ANDROGENS; ESTROGENS
  • HARMFUL EFFECTS OF HORMONAL THERAPY
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (427 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789812701329
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)1000000000401562
  • (EBL)1214941
  • (SSID)ssj0000100413
  • (PQKBManifestationID)12034132
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000100413
  • (PQKBWorkID)10036823
  • (PQKB)10610015
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1214941
  • (EXLCZ)991000000000401562
Label
Aging interventions and therapies, Suresh I.S. Rattan [editor], (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Contents; Introduction; 1. The Ethics of Aging Intervention and Life-Extension Steven Horrobin; INTRODUCTION; THE PROBLEM OF VALUE: LIFE-EXTENSION AND DEATH POSTPONING; O Death, Where is Thy Sting?; The Value of Living: Life-Extension and the Relative Badness of Death; ARGUMENTS AGAINST BIOGERONTOLOGICAL INTERVENTION; Natural Aging and Human Intervention; Overpopulation and Sociobiological Reproductive Pressures; Mythic Immortality vs. Life-Extension: Problems of Finitude, Striving, Boredom and Personal Identity; The Problem of Incumbency and the Social Value of Life-Extension
  • Problems of Unity: Distributive Justice, Parallel Populations, Parallel SpeciesCONCLUSION; REFERENCES; 2. Prevention and Treatment of Skin Aging Jerry L. McCullough and Kristen M. Kelly; INTRODUCTION; PREVENTION OF SKIN AGING; Sunscreen; Hormone Therapy; TREATMENT OF SKIN AGING; Topical Pharmaceuticals; Topical retinoids; Alpha and beta hydroxy acids; Kinetin; Antioxidants; Copper peptides; Surgical Interventions; Microdermabrasion; Chemical peels; Botulinum toxin; Dermal fillers; Lasers/Light sources; Pigment/Telangiectasia removal; Ablative laser skin rejuvenation
  • Non-ablative photorejuvenationDermabrasion; Radiofrequency devices; Cosmetic surgery; CONCLUSION; REFERENCES; 3. Industrial Approaches Towards Developing Effective Skin Care Products Thomas Blatt, Horst Wenck and Franz Stab; INTRODUCTION; PROMINENT AGING THEORIES; PHYSIOLOGICAL TARGETS IN ANTI-AGE PROPHYLAXIS AND TREATMENT; ACTIVE COSMETIC INGREDIENTS AND THEIR POTENTIAL; Moisturizers; UV-FILTERS; ANTIOXIDANTS; Exfoliation; Vitamin A and its Derivatives; Coenzyme Q10 and Creatine; Anti-inflammatory Actives; FUTURE PERSPECTIVES; REFERENCES
  • 4. Strategies to Reduce Age-Related Skeletal Muscle Wasting Gordon S. Lynch, Thea Shavlakadze and Miranda D. GroundsINTRODUCTION; UNDERLYING MECHANISMS OF AGE-RELATED CHANGES IN SKELETAL MUSCLE; EXERCISE AND AGING; Use it or Lose it? Exercise Alone Will Not Prevent Sarcopenia; Innervation and Neurotrophic Factors; Systemic Changes in Circulating Hormones and Other Factors; Growth Hormone/IGF-I; Treating Sarcopenia is not Simply "Hormone Replacement Therapy"; 2-Adrenoceptor Agonists; Risks and Benefits of Muscle Anabolic Therapies for Sarcopenia; Myostatin; Vitamin D; Inflammatory Cytokines
  • Metabolism, Energy Balance and NutritionCONCLUSION; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; REFERENCES; 5. Antioxidants and Aging in Human Beings Eric Le Bourg; INTRODUCTION; FREE RADICAL THEORY OF AGING AND THE USE OF ANTIOXIDANTS; EFFECTS OF ANTIOXIDANTS ON AGING AND MORTALITY; Circulating Antioxidants and Resistance to Free Radicals in Very Old People; Antioxidants and Mortality; Diet and Mortality; Antioxidants and Aging; Diet and Aging; CONCLUSIONS; REFERENCES; 6. Hormone Therapy for Aging Mahendra K. Thakur; GROWTH HORMONE; INSULIN; MELATONIN; DEHYDROEPIANDROSTERONE (DHEA); ANDROGENS; ESTROGENS
  • HARMFUL EFFECTS OF HORMONAL THERAPY
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (427 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789812701329
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)1000000000401562
  • (EBL)1214941
  • (SSID)ssj0000100413
  • (PQKBManifestationID)12034132
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000100413
  • (PQKBWorkID)10036823
  • (PQKB)10610015
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1214941
  • (EXLCZ)991000000000401562

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