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Cholesterol-lowering drugs may not extend lifespan in heart-healthy older adults, study finds

Cholesterol-lowering drugs may not extend lifespan in heart-healthy older adults, study finds

New study shows way to reduce catheter-associated urinary tract infections

New study shows way to reduce catheter-associated urinary tract infections

Study reveals unmet education and training needs for outdoor fall prevention among older adults

Study reveals unmet education and training needs for outdoor fall prevention among older adults

Biomarkers in the teeth of orangutans provide new understanding of human breast-feeding evolution

Biomarkers in the teeth of orangutans provide new understanding of human breast-feeding evolution

Older adults hospitalized for assault-related injuries more likely to suffer subsequent abuse

Older adults hospitalized for assault-related injuries more likely to suffer subsequent abuse

‘Boot Camp’ helps Alzheimer’s, dementia caregivers take care of themselves, too

‘Boot Camp’ helps Alzheimer’s, dementia caregivers take care of themselves, too

New study examines link between obesity and cognitive decline in middle-aged, older African Americans

New study examines link between obesity and cognitive decline in middle-aged, older African Americans

PTSD and psychoactive drugs linked to increased risk for dementia

PTSD and psychoactive drugs linked to increased risk for dementia

Study finds effective treatment approach for preserving long-term vision in patients with severe uveitis

Study finds effective treatment approach for preserving long-term vision in patients with severe uveitis

Study shows how influenza A hijacks human cellular machinery to replicate

Study shows how influenza A hijacks human cellular machinery to replicate

New research identifies immunotherapy targets to offer hope for early-stage lung cancer patients

New research identifies immunotherapy targets to offer hope for early-stage lung cancer patients

Training program for police officers provides knowledge, skills to interact with older adults

Training program for police officers provides knowledge, skills to interact with older adults

Study: Patients operated by higher volume mitral surgeons experience lower mortality and reoperations

Study: Patients operated by higher volume mitral surgeons experience lower mortality and reoperations

AGS experts oppose amendment to American Health Care Act

AGS experts oppose amendment to American Health Care Act

Mount Sinai recognized as ‘Leaders in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality’ in HEI survey

Mount Sinai recognized as ‘Leaders in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality’ in HEI survey

Many studies overlook hearing loss when assessing doctor-patient communication

Many studies overlook hearing loss when assessing doctor-patient communication

Researchers identify new rare genetic variants linked to extreme longevity

Researchers identify new rare genetic variants linked to extreme longevity

Exercise improves strength, builds self-confidence in aging adults

Exercise improves strength, builds self-confidence in aging adults

Neuroscience research has rapidly grown over the years, study finds

Neuroscience research has rapidly grown over the years, study finds

Review finds no evidence that low- dose aspirin buffers against cognitive decline

Review finds no evidence that low- dose aspirin buffers against cognitive decline