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Time of Our Lives

BMJ 1999; 318 doi: (Published 26 June 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;318:1770
  1. Susan Charlifue, research supervisor
  1. Craig Hospital, Englewood CO, USA

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    Tom Kirkwood

    Weidenfeld and Nicolson, £20, pp 287

    ISBN 0 297 84247 1

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    No matter how much our lives have improved over the past century, the never ending search for health and longevity continues. Unfortunately, it seems that we humans want it all—not only do we relish the prospect of long life, but we want to enjoy it with the undiminished mental and physical prowess of youth. Modern science tempts us to believe that anything is possible when it comes to improving the human …

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