Old no more

Schmidt, Karen F.
March 1993
U.S. News & World Report;3/8/93, Vol. 114 Issue 9, p66
Examines how scientists are trying to help Americans age with grace and vitality. How scientists plan to manipulate the body's chemistry to stave off old age; Chemical agents that may help prevent cell degeneration; The benefits of vitamins; The effectiveness of reducing caloric intake to beat aging; Hormone replacement in the elderly; Unknown as to what genetic potential for longevity humans have inherited.


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