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Scientists identify mechanisms underlying autoimmunity in Down syndrome

Scientists identify mechanisms underlying autoimmunity in Down syndrome

Mount Sinai study sheds new light on the role of DNA methylation in Alzheimer's disease

Mount Sinai study sheds new light on the role of DNA methylation in Alzheimer's disease

Home healthcare clinics provide better end-of-life care than general hospitals, study shows

Home healthcare clinics provide better end-of-life care than general hospitals, study shows

First induced bat iPSCs offer insights into the close relationship between bats and SARS-CoV-2 viruses

First induced bat iPSCs offer insights into the close relationship between bats and SARS-CoV-2 viruses

COVID-19 vaccination associated with fewer heart attacks, strokes, and other cardiovascular issues

COVID-19 vaccination associated with fewer heart attacks, strokes, and other cardiovascular issues

California requires hospitals to turn to a patient’s next of kin, closing a longtime loophole

California requires hospitals to turn to a patient’s next of kin, closing a longtime loophole

New measure of physical balance could help identify people with Alzheimer's risk

New measure of physical balance could help identify people with Alzheimer's risk

Social and economic disadvantage may explain the higher risk of dementia in women

Social and economic disadvantage may explain the higher risk of dementia in women

Older wheelchair users have reduced risk of fractures

Older wheelchair users have reduced risk of fractures

Novel nuclear medicine imaging protocol cuts costs and radiation exposure for Alzheimer's patients

Novel nuclear medicine imaging protocol cuts costs and radiation exposure for Alzheimer's patients

COVID-19 more severe than bacterial or viral pneumonia for older ICU patients

COVID-19 more severe than bacterial or viral pneumonia for older ICU patients

VUMC’s Shed-MEDS protocol reduces exposure to potentially inappropriate medications

VUMC’s Shed-MEDS protocol reduces exposure to potentially inappropriate medications

Mandating cognitive screening for older drivers associated with decrease in motor vehicle collisions and increase in road injuries

Mandating cognitive screening for older drivers associated with decrease in motor vehicle collisions and increase in road injuries

Mount Sinai scientists earn $12 million to elucidate novel causes of food allergies and atopic dermatitis

Mount Sinai scientists earn $12 million to elucidate novel causes of food allergies and atopic dermatitis

Exercising with others offers greater benefits to older people

Exercising with others offers greater benefits to older people

Study sheds light on the mechanisms behind virulence of MRSA blood stream infections

Study sheds light on the mechanisms behind virulence of MRSA blood stream infections

What older Americans need to know about taking Paxlovid

What older Americans need to know about taking Paxlovid

Exposure to World Trade Center particulate matter accelerates cognitive deterioration in mice model of Alzheimer's

Exposure to World Trade Center particulate matter accelerates cognitive deterioration in mice model of Alzheimer's

Modification to Hospital Elder Life Program expands delirium prevention

Modification to Hospital Elder Life Program expands delirium prevention

Social isolation is a risk factor for dementia in community-dwelling older adults, studies show

Social isolation is a risk factor for dementia in community-dwelling older adults, studies show

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