Age-old theories die hard

Haq, Rizwan
June 2003
Clinical & Investigative Medicine;Jun2003, Vol. 26 Issue 3, p116
Academic Journal
Comments on the evolutionary theory of gene action in aging. Discussion on the molecular pathways of aging; Physiologic triggers of aging cascades; Physiology of growth hormone mechanisms.


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