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Researchers identify a more effective treatment for cancer

Researchers identify a more effective treatment for cancer

Nursing home residents benefit from individualized multi-component exercise program

Nursing home residents benefit from individualized multi-component exercise program

People with chronic periodontitis have higher risk for dementia

People with chronic periodontitis have higher risk for dementia

Experts release new action steps to provide best care for older adults with multiple chronic conditions

Experts release new action steps to provide best care for older adults with multiple chronic conditions

Patients experiment with prescription drugs to fight aging

Patients experiment with prescription drugs to fight aging

Changing drugs, deprescribing do not lower severity and duration of delirium in ICU patients

Changing drugs, deprescribing do not lower severity and duration of delirium in ICU patients

New AI platform detects neurodegenerative diseases in brain tissue samples

New AI platform detects neurodegenerative diseases in brain tissue samples

Newly released national framework identifies obstacles to improving EMS systems

Newly released national framework identifies obstacles to improving EMS systems

Mount Sinai awarded $12.5 million NIH grant for research program in aging biology

Mount Sinai awarded $12.5 million NIH grant for research program in aging biology

A ‘fountain of youth’ pill? Sure, if you’re a mouse.

A ‘fountain of youth’ pill? Sure, if you’re a mouse.

NIH "Inclusion Across the Lifespan" policy supports research involving underrepresented age groups

NIH "Inclusion Across the Lifespan" policy supports research involving underrepresented age groups

Targeting aging process itself can lead to better and more effective interventions

Targeting aging process itself can lead to better and more effective interventions

Prior dengue virus infection increases Zika virus-induced damage during pregnancy

Prior dengue virus infection increases Zika virus-induced damage during pregnancy

Clinicians often miss to detect serious health concerns in older adults

Clinicians often miss to detect serious health concerns in older adults

New prostate cancer prediction tool has unmatched accuracy

New prostate cancer prediction tool has unmatched accuracy

Gait problems may represent a modifiable risk factor for depression in later life

Gait problems may represent a modifiable risk factor for depression in later life

Older adults' symptoms of depression can be linked to higher risk of death

Older adults' symptoms of depression can be linked to higher risk of death

New knowledge about high cholesterol treatment for people aged 80 and older

New knowledge about high cholesterol treatment for people aged 80 and older

Gerontologists assess change in patients' functional status after valve replacement procedure

Gerontologists assess change in patients' functional status after valve replacement procedure

AGS offers ringing endorsement of bipartisan Geriatrics Workforce Improvement Act

AGS offers ringing endorsement of bipartisan Geriatrics Workforce Improvement Act