E. VICTOR ADLIN, M.D.; STANLEY G. KORENMAN, M.D.
At a time when 57 cents of each federal health care dollar is being spent on care of the elderly, the study of aging has moved to a position of high priority in medical research. Endocrinologists, long concerned with early development, growth, and maturation, are now increasing their attention to the alterations in endocrine function that occur in later life and that affect neuroendocrine control systems, circulating hormone concentrations, target tissue responsiveness, and cellular function. The role of hormonal changes in the diseases of aging and in age-related changes in the function of cells and tissues was discussed at a
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ADLIN EV, KORENMAN SG. Endocrine Aspects of Aging. Ann Intern Med. 1980;92:429–431. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-92-3-429
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1980;92(3):429-431.
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