books

Leonid Gavrilov lagavril at midway.uchicago.edu
Fri Jan 3 09:46:31 EST 2003


tcarter2 at elp.rr.com (Thomas Carter) wrote in message news:<a7b55247.0212291726.1fe71955 at posting.google.com>...
> lagavril at midway.uchicago.edu (Leonid Gavrilov) wrote in message news:<9259eb2.0212290807.76a2438 at posting.google.com>...
> > saturnerin at aol.com (SaturnErin) wrote in message news:<20021222004709.19629.00000154 at mb-bd.aol.com>...
> > > Can anyone here suggest any good books on slowing down the aging process?
> > 
> > *** Good question!
> > 
> >  If you are looking for a book with sound practical recommendations
> > based on strong scientific evidence, then there is no such book yet,
> > to my knowledge.
> > 
> > This is because of the lack of serious systematic research work on
> > slowing down the human aging.
> > 
> > In contrast to human studies, the scientific literature on slowing
> > down the aging process in lab animals is abundant, see for example:
> > http://www.src.uchicago.edu/~gavr1/antiaging-publications.html
> > 
> > Hope it helps,
> > 
> > Best wishes for the New Year !
> > 
> > Leonid Gavrilov
> > Author of the book "The Biology of Life Span"
> > http://www.src.uchicago.edu/~gavr1/index.html#Book
> 
> Hi Erin and Leonid,
>      The papers on Leonid's link are quite good and informative as are
> others on what is a very good web page. The anti-aging papers have,
> however, not been updated for about a year. If you want to see the
> latest ones go the PubMed site at  
> http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi  and run the search
> string, Anti-aging[ti]OR Antiaging[ti] there are about 60 hits and
> they come in chronological order so you can read the latest ones not
> on the U of Chicago site. Several are devoted to answering the very
> question you asked. If you want to see more hits eliminate the "[ti]"
> 's in my search string and get around 200 returns. Several of the
> papers are recent, peer-reviewed overviews and will be a better source
> of unbiased info than any book I could think of. If you happen to buy
> the full text of any in electronic form pls send me a copy.
>       I suggest to Leonid that he put the search string on his web
> site so interested readers can easily keep up to date.
> Thomas

*** 
Hi Thomas,

Thank you for useful suggestion!

-- Leonid





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