Hearts and Arteries: What Scientists Are Learning about Age and the Cardiovascular System

Hearts and Arteries: What Scientists Are Learning about Age and the Cardiovascular System

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Hearts and Arteries: What Scientists Are Learning about Age and the Cardiovascular System by Diane Publishing Company, Al Laoang, Karen Connery

Discusses the advances made in learning how the normal aging process affects the heart & arteries & how to treat cardiovascular diseases. The most important findings are highlighted, & the future of cardiovascular medicine is also included. Chapters include: heat dynamics, measuring the heart, the biology of physical fitness, arteries: young & old, measuring stiffness, when the brain talks to the heart, how a myocyte contracts, exercise & the aging myocyte, what happens during atherosclerosis, & gene therapy. Glossary of terms. Illustrated.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780788128387
Publisher: DIANE Publishing Company
Publication date: 04/28/1996
Pages: 35
Product dimensions: 8.58(w) x 11.06(h) x 0.14(d)

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