Adaptations in Aging
These contributions from gerontological researchers address the four key themes of: eating for health; preserving sensory capacity; understanding brain disease; and living in retirement.
- Hardback | 335 pages
- 01 Apr 1995
- Elsevier Science Publishing Co Inc
- Academic Press Inc
- San Diego, United States
Table of contents
Opening address - scanning probe microscopy (imaging of single atoms, molecules and measuring of biomolecular interactions), H.J. Guntherodt; behavioural and biological determinants of osteoporosis in older women - the Rancho Bernardo study, E. Barrett-Connor; nutrition in the prevention and treatment of osteoporisis, C.C. Johnston, Jr. and C.W. Slemenda; ageing, the vitamin D system and osteoporosis, H.F. DeLuca; proteins and bone health, J.-P. Bonjour et al; biological basis of lifespan modulation by nutrition, G.S. Roth et al; looking old age in the mouth, R. Yemm; the lifelong preservation of sight, R. Weale; optokinetic consequences for balance, J.L. Cardenas and L. Lay-Son; impairment of auditory and vestibular function in the elderly, C.R. Pfaltz et al; Alzheimer's disease - from families to genes, M. Mullan; animal models of Alzheimer's disease, M. Wragg and A. Goate; apolipoprotein E-e4 and apolipoprotein E-e2 are susceptibility genes that affect the rate of disease expressivity of late-onset familial and sporadic Alzheimer disease, A.D. Roses; cytoskeleton defects in neurons, A. Delacourte and P. Vermersch; novel neuronal mechanisms in the normal and Parkinsonian substania nigra, S.A. Greenfield; society's adaptation to its own age, A. Walker; what can we learn from the EURONET-SENECA study? functionally capable for what?, M. Schroll et al; dietary habits and attitudes in healthy elderly, D. Schlettwien-Gsell and D. Barclay; setting goals for retirement - the choice is yours, H.G. Goyns; strategies to delay dysfunction in later life, R.N. Butler.