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Theories of  Biological Aging and Implications for Public Health

Theories of Biological Aging and Implications for Public Health

Free Powerpoint presentation describes current biological aging theories including fundamental limitation or “wear and tear” theories, modern non-programmed aging theories, and modern programmed aging theories. This summary discusses implications of various theories for medical research, evolution theory aspects of each theory, and various items of observational and experimental evidence that are germane to biological aging theories....

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Michael Plotkin
Michael Plotkin (Faculty)
5 years ago

Excellent overview of recent and historic theories of aging and research on increasing human lifespan.

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