"This is by far the best book I've read on the science of aging." —Andrew Weil, M.D.
Medical science has uncovered a host of answers to the problems of aging, but many of the most exciting discoveries are buried in scientific journals or overshadowed by popular quick-fix treatments. Now two leading research scientists bring clarity to an issue often muddled by exaggeration. They discuss the real science of aging and explain where we are in our quest for the dream we all share: not simply to prolong life but to live long lives while remaining independent and healthy.