Lifespan : why we age--and why we don't have to
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New York : Atria Books, 2019.
Edition
First Atria Books hardcover edition.
ISBN
9781501191978, 1501191977
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xxiii, 406 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Published
New York : Atria Books, 2019.
Format
Book
Edition
First Atria Books hardcover edition.
Language
English
ISBN
9781501191978, 1501191977

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Includes bibliographical references (pages 315-367) and index.
Description
"From an acclaimed Harvard professor and one of Time's most influential people, this paradigm-shifting book shows how almost everything we think we know about aging is wrong, offers a front-row seat to the amazing global effort to slow, stop, and reverse aging, and calls readers to consider a future where aging can be treated. For decades, experts have believed that we are at the mercy of our genes, and that natural damage to our genes--the kind that inevitably happens as we get older--makes us become sick and grow old. But what if everything you think you know about aging is wrong? What if aging is a disease--and that disease is treatable? In Lifespan, one of the world's foremost experts on aging and genetics reveals a groundbreaking new theory that will forever change the way we think about why we age and what we can do about it. Aging isn't immutable; we can have far more control over it than we realize. This eye-opening and provocative work takes us to the frontlines of research that is pushing the boundaries on our perceived scientific limitations, revealing incredible breakthroughs--many from Dr. David Sinclair's own lab--that demonstrate how we can slow down, or even reverse, the genetic clock. The key is activating newly discovered vitality genes--the decedents of an ancient survival circuit that is both the cause of aging and the key to reversing it. Dr. Sinclair shares the emerging technologies and simple lifestyle changes--such as intermittent fasting, cold exposure, and exercising with the right intensity--that have been shown to help lead to longer lives. Lifespan provides a roadmap for taking charge of our own health destiny and a bold new vision for the future when humankind is able to live to be 100 years young"--,Provided by publisher.
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What if everything we've been taught to believe about aging is wrong? What if aging is a disease-- and that disease is treatable? Sinclair believes the key to stopping-- or even reversing-- the genetic clock is activating newly discovered vitality genes. He provides a roadmap for taking charge of our own health destiny. -- adapted from jacket

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Sinclair, D., LaPlante, M. D., & Delphia, C. (2019). Lifespan: why we age--and why we don't have to (First Atria Books hardcover edition.). Atria Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Sinclair, David, Matthew D., LaPlante and Catherine, Delphia. 2019. Lifespan: Why We Age--and Why We Don't Have to. Atria Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Sinclair, David, Matthew D., LaPlante and Catherine, Delphia. Lifespan: Why We Age--and Why We Don't Have to Atria Books, 2019.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Sinclair, David, Matthew D. LaPlante, and Catherine Delphia. Lifespan: Why We Age--and Why We Don't Have to First Atria Books hardcover edition., Atria Books, 2019.

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