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Synonyms for aging

acquiring desirable qualities by being left undisturbed for some time

the organic process of growing older and showing the effects of increasing age

growing old

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Our aim is to understand the key to successful aging, not just [of] living for a long time," she says.
As firsthand observers of the very real impact of aging on pilot skills, the majority of our nation's commercial airline pilots support the existing policy," Hunter said.
By investigating the tools the body uses to recognize and remove aging blood cells, scientists may eventually gain some control over these biological housekeeping duties elsewhere in the body -- perhaps slowing cell death or at least preventing the accelerated removal of healthy cells that occurs in certain diseases.
The result has revealed a deep link between cancer and aging.
Growth Hormone first synthesized in 1985 under the Reagan Orphan drug act, to treat dwarfism, was quickly recognized to stop aging in its tracks and reverse it to a remarkable degree.
Thus, the aging Mexican-American male struggles to redefine his role within the family.
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) launched the Aging Initiative, an information- and recommendation gathering effort designated to shape a planned National Agenda for the Environment and the Aging (for more information on this initiative, see "Aging Research: The Future Face of Environmental Health," p.
Arizona Association of Homes and Housing for the Aging
The aging process includes primary aging, the irreversible changes that occur over time, and secondary aging, the changes caused by particular conditions or illnesses correlated with aging (the incidence of chronic illness increases significantly with age).
Thane's treatment of twentieth-century aging reaches beyond historical studies to social gerontology.
Our findings are consistent with those of previous studies of other organ systems and indicate that there is a need for further study of free-radical damage and the effects of aging on the human larynx and on voice production.
But aging is no physical necessity, nor is it an accident; it is a part of life's developmental program, following birth, growth, maturation, and reproduction as night follows day.
The national effort to study Alzheimer's combines government and private-sector funding, with research priorities largely established by the National Institute on Aging and the National Institute on Mental Health.
properties after aging at 150 [degrees] C for 0, 70, 140, 210 and 280