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Neurovascular Medicine: Pursuing Cellular Longevity for Healthy Aging

Kenneth Maiese (ed.)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195326697
eISBN:
9780199864874
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326697.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems

Disorders of the nervous and vascular systems continue to burden the planet's population not only with increasing morbidity and mortality, but also with a significant financial drain through ... More


Robert N. Butler, MD: Visionary of Healthy Aging

W. Andrew Achenbaum

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231164429
eISBN:
9780231535328
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231164429.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Robert Neil Butler (1927–2010) was a scholar, psychiatrist, and Pulitzer Prize-winning author who revolutionized the way the world thinks about aging and the elderly. One of the first psychiatrists ... More


Molecular Imaging of Aging and Neurodegenerative Disease

Anna Rieckmann, Randy L. Buckner, and Trey Hedden

in Cognitive Neuroscience of Aging: Linking Cognitive and Cerebral Aging

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780199372935
eISBN:
9780190662264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199372935.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

The study of the cognitive neuroscience of aging has evolved to include focus on molecular and cellular processes in the brain that develop across the lifespan. The chapter “Molecular Imaging of ... More


Making Aging Healthier

Michael D. Stein and Sandro Galea

in Pained: Uncomfortable Conversations about the Public's Health

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780197510384
eISBN:
9780197510414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197510384.003.0059
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter studies four new realities which need to be considered in addressing the needs of the aging population. First, healthy aging is the ultimate example of prevention in action. To age in a ... More


Neurophysiological Correlates of Cortical Plasticity in the Normal and Diseased Human Brain

Rossini Paolo Maria and Melgari Jean-Marc

in Cerebral Plasticity: New Perspectives

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015233
eISBN:
9780262295444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015233.003.0023
Subject:
Neuroscience, Research and Theory

This chapter is concerned with the results of studies performed with neurophysiological techniques. Their integration with flow/metabolic methods constitutes, at present, the best way to evaluate ... More


What Matters for Individuals in Later Life?

Nancy S. Jecker

in Ending Midlife Bias: New Values for Old Age

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190949075
eISBN:
9780190949105
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190949075.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Chapter 2 introduces the idea of dignity as species integrity. For human beings, respecting dignity requires making reasonable efforts to support human capabilities at a basic floor level. Human ... More


Volunteering for the Health of the Public

Michael D. Stein and Sandro Galea

in Pained: Uncomfortable Conversations about the Public's Health

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780197510384
eISBN:
9780197510414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197510384.003.0063
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter examines the importance of volunteering in facilitating healthy aging. There is a strong link between volunteering and good health. Formal volunteering has been associated with reduced ... More


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