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Why We Age

What Science is Discovering About the Body's Journey Through Life

By (author) Steven N. Austad
Format: Hardback
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd, New York, United States
Imprint: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Published: 15th Aug 1997
Dimensions: w 245mm h 165mm d 24mm
Weight: 567g
ISBN-10: 0471148032
ISBN-13: 9780471148036
Barcode No: 9780471148036
Is there an aging gene? Can hormone therapy really extend life? Do antioxidants actually slow the aging process? The compelling Why We Age investigates these and other findings about what aging is, when it starts, and why it happens.

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"Austad's book can be read with pleasure and profit by any intelligent person with a smattering of biological knowledge."--Science "In this clear, engrossing overview, Austad takes the sting out of a subject that will ultimately capture us all."--Publishers Weekly "Why We Age is remarkably rigorous in its analysis and thorough in scope . . . a comprehensive examination of its topic."--Science Expert Editors,