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Gerontology is the study of the social, psychological and biological aspects of aging.
Community-dwelling adults with dementia at risk of potentially fatal antipsychotic usage

Community-dwelling adults with dementia at risk of potentially fatal antipsychotic usage

Proton pump inhibitors do not increase risk for dementia or Alzheimer's disease

Proton pump inhibitors do not increase risk for dementia or Alzheimer's disease

Could the mTOR pathway be used to protect against cancer?

Could the mTOR pathway be used to protect against cancer?

Frequent sex linked to higher cognitive function in seniors

Frequent sex linked to higher cognitive function in seniors

New study sheds light on patterns and impact of elder abuse in America

New study sheds light on patterns and impact of elder abuse in America

Poor diet may fuel Alzheimer's in people who carry disease-related gene

Poor diet may fuel Alzheimer's in people who carry disease-related gene

Researchers explore experiences of caregivers

Researchers explore experiences of caregivers

Study compares health outcomes of older adults who use PCPs and those who see specialists

Study compares health outcomes of older adults who use PCPs and those who see specialists

Researchers explore accuracy of delirium diagnoses in older adults after surgeries

Researchers explore accuracy of delirium diagnoses in older adults after surgeries

Study reveals insights into having advance directives among older married adults

Study reveals insights into having advance directives among older married adults

Study finds higher risk of fractures among older, long-term bisphosphonate users

Study finds higher risk of fractures among older, long-term bisphosphonate users

UTI treatment with antibiotics for older adults may be more harmful than previously thought

UTI treatment with antibiotics for older adults may be more harmful than previously thought

Studies provide in-depth understanding about cognitive, physical function of U.S. Chinese older adults

Studies provide in-depth understanding about cognitive, physical function of U.S. Chinese older adults

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

Newly identified biomarkers could help predict cognitive deficits in Parkinson's disease patients

Newly identified biomarkers could help predict cognitive deficits in Parkinson's disease patients

Yogurt intake may increase hip bone density, reduce risk of osteoporosis in older adults

Yogurt intake may increase hip bone density, reduce risk of osteoporosis in older adults

Personalized music may benefit seniors with dementia living in nursing homes

Personalized music may benefit seniors with dementia living in nursing homes

Foot pain and posture may play role in recurrent falls among older adults

Foot pain and posture may play role in recurrent falls among older adults

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