Biology of aging brain.

  title={Biology of aging brain.},
  author={Susarla Krishna Shankar},
  journal={Indian journal of pathology & microbiology},
  volume={53 4},
Normal aging of the nervous system is associated with some degree of decline in a number of cognitive functions. With the present day attempts to increase the life span, understanding the metabolic interactions and various mechanisms involved in normal neuronal aging continues to be a challenge. Loss of neurons is now recognized to be more modest than the initial estimates suggested and the loss only affected some of the specific neuroanatomical areas like hippocampus and prefrontal cortex… CONTINUE READING