Biological anthropology and aging : perspectives on human variation over the life span / edited by Douglas E. Crews, Ralph M. Garruto.

New York : Oxford University Press, 1994.
xxi, 445 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm


Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • 1. Aging as a Worldwide Phenomenon / T. P. Miles and J. A. Brody
  • 2. Human Population Biology and the Evolution of Aging / J. W. Wood, S. C. Weeks, G. R. Bentley and K. M. Weiss
  • 3. The Genetics of Longevity in Humans / T. R. Turner and M. L. Weiss
  • 4. Cousin Marriage and the X-Chromosome: Evolution of Longevity and Language / S. H. Katz and D. F. Armstrong
  • 5. Primate Gerontology: An Emerging Discipline / C. J. DeRousseau
  • 6. Chronic Degenerative Diseases and Aging / D. E. Crews and L. M. Gerber
  • 7. Human Immune System Aging: Approaches, Examples, and Ideas / P. J. Mayer
  • 8. Neuronal Aging and Age-related Disorders of the Human Nervous System / M. J. Strong and R. M. Garruto
  • 9. Nutrition and Aging: Intraindividual Variation / W. A. Stini
  • 10. Skeletal Changes in Human Aging / C. C. Plato, K. M. Fox and J. D. Tobin
  • 11. Fat, Lipid, and Blood Pressure Changes in Adult Years / S. M. Garn
  • 12. Aging and Blood Pressure / G. D. James and M. S. Pecker.
  • 13. Aging and Adaptation to the Environment / C. M. Beall
  • 14. Modeling the Variability in Longitudinal Patterns of Aging / L. J. Brant and J. D. Pearson
  • 15. Morphological Indicators of Skeletal Aging: Implications for Paleodemography and Paleogerontology / S. R. Loth and M. Y. Iscan
  • 16. Role of the National Institute on Aging / P. B. Eveleth
  • Epilogue: Human Aging - The Scientific Relevance of Transdisciplinary Approaches / R. M. Garruto and D. E. Crews.
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