Mild Stress and Healthy Aging: Applying hormesis in aging research and interventions / Edition 1

Mild Stress and Healthy Aging: Applying hormesis in aging research and interventions / Edition 1

by Eric Le Bourg, Suresh I.S. Rattan
     
 

ISBN-10: 9048177456

ISBN-13: 9789048177455

Pub. Date: 10/19/2010

Publisher: Springer Netherlands

Whereas chronic stress has well known harmful effects, recent research shows that intermittent exposure of cells and organisms to mild stress can improve various biological parameters. This book brings together some of the world leaders in this area of research who present a critical analysis of the ongoing research with respect to the effects and mechanisms of

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Overview

Whereas chronic stress has well known harmful effects, recent research shows that intermittent exposure of cells and organisms to mild stress can improve various biological parameters. This book brings together some of the world leaders in this area of research who present a critical analysis of the ongoing research with respect to the effects and mechanisms of action of various types of mild stress. Novel approaches to improving health and longevity are introduced.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789048177455
Publisher:
Springer Netherlands
Publication date:
10/19/2010
Edition description:
Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 2008
Pages:
188
Product dimensions:
0.42(w) x 9.21(h) x 6.14(d)

Table of Contents

Hormesis and Aging: What's the Deal?.- What Is Hormesis?.- Irradiation and Hormesis.- Hypergravity in Drosophila melanogaster.- Temperature-Induced Hormesis in Drosophila.- Hormetic Modulation of Aging in Human Cells.- Physical Activity: A Strong Stimulant for Hormesis During Aging.- How Xenohormetic Compounds Confer Health Benefits.- Mild Stress in the Aging Heart: Role of Ischemic Preconditioning.- Clinical Applications of Low-Dose Whole Body Irradiation Hormesis.- Mild Stress and Healthy Aging: Perspectives for Human Beings.

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