This comprehensive volume surveys the molecular, cellular, hormonal, nutritional, medical and lifestyle strategies being tested and applied for the prevention, intervention and treatment of age-related diseases. With authoritative contributions not just from researchers in academic institutions and pharmaceutical and cosmeceutical industries, but also practicing clinicians of both mainstream and alternative medicine, demographers and bioethicists, this book provides unique scientific, ethical and social perspectives on the discussion of aging intervention. In addition, the latest technologies in development, which will have serious bearings on future aging interventions, are reviewed.Aging Interventions and Therapies is ideal for graduates and undergraduates in universities and medical and nursing colleges, as well as post-graduates researching different aspects of aging and anti-aging. The topics covered are also highly relevant for professionals in the pharmaceutical, cosmeceutical, nutrition and healthcare industries, and practicing clinicians looking for a reliable and up-to-date resource on aging intervention and therapy.
* The Ethics of Aging Intervention and Life-Extension (S Horrobin) * Prevention and Treatment of Skin Aging (J L McCullogh & K M Kelly) * Industrial Approaches Towards Developing Effective Skin Care Products (T Blatt et al.) * Strategies to Reduce Age-Related Skeletal Muscle Wasting (G S Lynch et al.) * Antioxidants and Aging in Human Beings (E Le Bourg) * Hormone Therapy for Aging (M K Thakur) * Pineal Peptides as Modulators of Aging (V N Anisimov & V K Khavinson) * Melatonin: Anti-Aging Perception and Current Perspectives (A L Bhatia) * Zinc and Other Micronutrients for Healthy Aging (E Mocchegiani et al.) * Calorie Restriction as a Potent Anti-Aging Intervention: Modulation of Oxidative Stress (B P Yu) * Nutritional Interventions in Aging and Age-Associated Disorders (K Kitani) * Telomere- and Telomerase Based Therapies (M A Cerone et al.) * Clinical Perspective of the Present Status of Treatment for Major Age-Related Diseases (A Syngle) * Indian Ayurvedic Medicine in Aging Prevention and Treatment (B P S Vohra & S K Gupta) * Alzheimer's Disease: Current and Future Treatments (U Kumar) * Stem Cells, Regenerative Medicine and Aging (M Kassem) * Principles and Practice of Hormesis as an Aging Intervention (S I S Rattan) * Forseeable and More Distant Rejuvenation Therapies (A D N J de Grey) * Anti-Aging Medicine and the Quest for Immortality (S J Olshansky & B A Carnes)