Aging. Biology and Behavior by James L McGaugh and Sara B. Kiesler (Eds.)

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Under these conditions, the animals have a much shorter life-span, and a number of age-dependent diseases in the animals are accelerated in onset frequency, including some types of cancer. Much of the calorie consumption of small animals goes into production of body heat, not into energy of movement. Could it be that by-products of heat generation are more harmful than other forms of energy generation? These results strongly support the idea that at least some metabolic components of energy consumption are involved in determining life-span.

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