|aPhysiological basis of aging and geriatrics /|cedited by Paola S. Timiras.
|aBoca Raton :|bCRC Press,|cc1994.
|a326 p. :|bill. ;|c29 cm.
|aRev. ed. of: Physiological basis of geriatrics. c1988.
|aIncludes bibliographical references and index.
|aGeneral perspectives -- Introduction: aging as a stage in the life cycle / Paola S. Timiras -- Demographic, comparative and differential aging / Paola S. Timiras -- Aging and disease / Paola S. Timiras -- Theories of aging / Ramesh Sharma -- Molecular and cellular aging -- Degenerative changes in cells and cell death / Paola S. Timiras -- Oxidants and antioxidants in aging / Rolf J. Melhlhorn -- Aging of the immune system / Hal Sternberg -- Systemic and organismic aging -- Aging of the nervous system: structural and biochemical changes / Paola S. Timiras.
|aAging of the nervous system: functional changes / Paola S. Timiras -- Aging of the sensory systems / Esmail Meisami -- Aging of the adrenals and pituitary / Paola S. Timiras -- Aging of the female reproductive system: the menopause / Brian J. Merry, Anne M. Holehan -- Aging of the male reproductive system / Brian J. Merry, Anne M. Holehan -- Aging of the thyroid gland and basal metabolism / Paola S. Timiras -- Endocrine, pancreas and carbohydrate metabolism / Paola S. Timiras -- Cardiovascular alterations with age / Paola S. Timiras.
|aPlasma lipoproteins: their metabolism and role in atherosclerosis / Trudy M. Forte -- Aging of respiration, erythrocytes and the hematopoietic system / Paola S. Timiras, Richard W. Atherton -- Kidney, the lower urinary tract, the prostate and body fluids / Mary L. Timiras -- Aging of the gastrointestinal tract and liver / Paola S. Timiras -- Aging of the skeleton, joints and muscles / Paola S. Timiras -- Aging of the skin and connective tissue / Mary L. Timiras -- Prevention and rehabilitation.
|aPharmacology and drug management in the elderly / Judith L. Beizer, Mary L. Timiras -- Effects of diet on aging / Brian J. Merry, Anne M. Holehan -- Agenda for healthful aging / Paola S. Timiras, Paul E. Segall.