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Gerontology is the study of the social, psychological and biological aspects of aging.
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

Americans have shifted to self-directed programs for long-term care

Americans have shifted to self-directed programs for long-term care

Delirium can be deadly threat to long-term care residents, review finds

Delirium can be deadly threat to long-term care residents, review finds

Study examines how ApoE gene may function differently in infectious environment

Study examines how ApoE gene may function differently in infectious environment

Fly study shows RNA pathway plays major role in normal health and longevity

Fly study shows RNA pathway plays major role in normal health and longevity

Brain activity of healthy older adults could help predict risk of falling

Brain activity of healthy older adults could help predict risk of falling

Study highlights importance of intimate, social relationships for older adults in assisted-living facilities

Study highlights importance of intimate, social relationships for older adults in assisted-living facilities

Comfortable living conditions, independence can help elderly Chinese immigrants feel at home in the U.S.

Comfortable living conditions, independence can help elderly Chinese immigrants feel at home in the U.S.

UA neuroscientists receive $10.3 million grant to find cause for heightened risk of Alzheimer's in women

UA neuroscientists receive $10.3 million grant to find cause for heightened risk of Alzheimer's in women

Scientists discover new method to assess senescence across biomedicine

Scientists discover new method to assess senescence across biomedicine

Incorporating laughter into exercise program could provide health benefits to older adults

Incorporating laughter into exercise program could provide health benefits to older adults