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Gerontology is the study of the social, psychological and biological aspects of aging.
Gut microbiome may play a role in mechanisms linked to muscle strength in older adults

Gut microbiome may play a role in mechanisms linked to muscle strength in older adults

Gut bacteria linked to stronger muscles in older people

Gut bacteria linked to stronger muscles in older people

Physical activity may attenuate unfavorable atherogenic changes in menopausal women

Physical activity may attenuate unfavorable atherogenic changes in menopausal women

Improving care for geriatric population

Improving care for geriatric population

Intergenerational relationships impact health and well‐being of older immigrants

Intergenerational relationships impact health and well‐being of older immigrants

New $3.75 million grant to support second phase of Indiana Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Program

New $3.75 million grant to support second phase of Indiana Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Program

Married people less likely to experience dementia, finds study

Married people less likely to experience dementia, finds study

BU researcher receives NIH grant to study childhood adversity and later life health outcomes

BU researcher receives NIH grant to study childhood adversity and later life health outcomes

UCLA scientists discover new insights that may lead to progress in fighting Alzheimer's disease

UCLA scientists discover new insights that may lead to progress in fighting Alzheimer's disease

Regular physical activity associated with decreased risk of postoperative delirium

Regular physical activity associated with decreased risk of postoperative delirium

Older adults are less distracted by negative information, study shows

Older adults are less distracted by negative information, study shows

Cornell professor secures $500,000 USDA grant to study public health in rural planning

Cornell professor secures $500,000 USDA grant to study public health in rural planning

Appendicular muscle mass can be effective strategy for predicting longevity in older people

Appendicular muscle mass can be effective strategy for predicting longevity in older people

Mission of UTA associate professor: Preparing nurses to care for aging population

Mission of UTA associate professor: Preparing nurses to care for aging population

Hearing loss linked to mental, physical, and social illnesses in older people

Hearing loss linked to mental, physical, and social illnesses in older people

Hearing loss in older people linked to outdoor activity restriction, anxiety, memory loss

Hearing loss in older people linked to outdoor activity restriction, anxiety, memory loss

Sitting time increases in women after transition to retirement, study reveals

Sitting time increases in women after transition to retirement, study reveals

Exercise program improves anxiety, mood in older adults who received chemotherapy

Exercise program improves anxiety, mood in older adults who received chemotherapy

WVU researcher investigates how nursing homes can best meet obese residents' healthcare needs

WVU researcher investigates how nursing homes can best meet obese residents' healthcare needs

More seniors are dying in falls. Doctors could do more to reduce the risk.

More seniors are dying in falls. Doctors could do more to reduce the risk.