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Gerontology is the study of the social, psychological and biological aspects of aging.
Researchers identify new rare genetic variants linked to extreme longevity

Researchers identify new rare genetic variants linked to extreme longevity

MRI-based method for predicting brain age could help identify people at risk of early death

MRI-based method for predicting brain age could help identify people at risk of early death

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

Drinking beetroot juice before working out makes aging brain look younger

Drinking beetroot juice before working out makes aging brain look younger

Low normalized grip strength linked to cardiometabolic diseases and disabilities in adults

Low normalized grip strength linked to cardiometabolic diseases and disabilities in adults

Short-term fasting during chemotherapy may counteract side effects of common cancer drugs

Short-term fasting during chemotherapy may counteract side effects of common cancer drugs

Home neighborhood with higher walkability promotes physical activity among older people

Home neighborhood with higher walkability promotes physical activity among older people

Researchers find biological basis for financial exploitation in older adults

Researchers find biological basis for financial exploitation in older adults

New report suggests older adults as powerful allies in addressing climate change

New report suggests older adults as powerful allies in addressing climate change

Pre-surgery information can help predict cognitive decline after postoperative delirium, study finds

Pre-surgery information can help predict cognitive decline after postoperative delirium, study finds

Resveratrol helps protect neuromuscular junctions from negative effects of aging, study shows

Resveratrol helps protect neuromuscular junctions from negative effects of aging, study shows

Urinary incontinence symptoms in middle-aged woman linked to lower levels of exercise

Urinary incontinence symptoms in middle-aged woman linked to lower levels of exercise

‘Fasting-mimicking’ diet reduces risk factors for major diseases

‘Fasting-mimicking’ diet reduces risk factors for major diseases

Estrogen regulates specific exosome-packed microRNAs in blood circulation, study shows

Estrogen regulates specific exosome-packed microRNAs in blood circulation, study shows

Older adults developing preference for LAT relationships

Older adults developing preference for LAT relationships

UTA researchers use novel technique to provide additional insight into heart failure

UTA researchers use novel technique to provide additional insight into heart failure

Regular intake of grapes may protect against early memory decline linked to Alzheimer's disease

Regular intake of grapes may protect against early memory decline linked to Alzheimer's disease

Air pollution may greatly increase chance of dementia in older women

Air pollution may greatly increase chance of dementia in older women

Calorie restriction helps rhesus monkeys lead longer and healthier lives, report shows

Calorie restriction helps rhesus monkeys lead longer and healthier lives, report shows