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Edited by Edited by Suresh I. S. Rattan (University of Aarhus, Denmark) and Serif Akman (Gulhane Military Medical Academy, Ankara, Turkey)

Published: April 2007

Volume 1100

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This volume presents chapters representative of the highlights of the meeting, including biological and nonbiological factors affecting lifespan and the quality of life; ethical and social issues related to lifespan and health-span extension; novel areas of understanding aging -- physiological, cellular, and molecular aspects; new technologies to understand and modulate aging; the latest successful approaches in the prevention and treatment of age-related diseases; and aging intervention, prevention, and modulation by genes, natural and synthetic molecules, and lifestyle modifications.