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Epidemiologystudyofthefactorsthat

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Unformatted text preview: starts at conception and persists until death of the human body. 1st signs of aging are noticeable in one’s thirties; including decline in ♀ fertility. In 40’s & 50’s, adult­onset disorders may begin Skin Changes due to loss of elastin, collagen, and subcutaneous fat. Older people may metabolize certain drugs at different rates than younger people Cells divide a limited number of times. Oxygen free­radical damage produces certain pigments. Metabolism slow, and beta amyloid protein may build up in the brain => linked to Alzheimer disease in some. Examples of Life Span Changes: Examples of Life Span Changes: Bob Denver – Younger & Older Examples of Life Span Changes: Russell Johnson – Younger & Older Examples of Life Span Changes: Examples of Life Span Changes: Katherine Hepburn – Younger & Older Examples of Life Span Examples of Life Span Changes: Bill Cosby – Younger & Older Examples of Life Span Examples of Life Span Changes: Lauren Bacall – Younger & Older Examples of Life Span Examples of Life Span Changes: Mickey Rooney – Younger & Older Medical and Applied Medical and Applied Sciences Cardiology – study of the heart and vascular system Dermatology – study of the skin Endocrinology ­ study of hormones , hormone­ secreting glands, and associated diseases. Epidemiology – study of the factors that contribute to determining the distribution and frequency of health­related conditions. Medical and Applied Medical and Applied Sciences Gastroenterology – study of...
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