Bio 575 chapter 03 09

Bio 575 chapter 03 09 - Chapter 3 Robert Arking Biology of...

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Chapter 3 Robert Arking Biology of Aging, 3e Oxford University Press Wayne State University
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THE MEAN DOES NOT DESCRIBE  THE INDIVIDUAL
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THE MEAN DOES NOT  DESCRIBE THE INDIVIDUAL
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Environmental Conditions Can Modulate Aging: accident-prone environments, cumulative exposure to toxins, shifting from an energy-demanding to an energy- sparing environment. Developmental Conditions Can Modulate Aging: developmental effects of neuroendocrine and/or intrauterine environment, maternal nutrition, gender Post-maturational Conditions Can Modulate Aging: smoking, nutrition, weight control, exercise, hormone therapy Longevity is not fixed early but is an ongoing interaction until quite late in life.
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Relationship between Disease and Aging Geriatrics concept: Aging is the sum of the diseases which weaken and eventually kill us. Gerontology concept : Aging does not involve diseases, which are viewed as a form of ‘abnormal aging’. Modern concept
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This note was uploaded on 08/05/2010 for the course BIO 5750 taught by Professor Arking during the Winter '09 term at Wayne State University.

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