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Gerontology is the study of the social, psychological and biological aspects of aging.
Sense of control over life makes older adults feel younger

Sense of control over life makes older adults feel younger

Study: Post-traumatic holocaust survivors transmit negative views on aging to offspring

Study: Post-traumatic holocaust survivors transmit negative views on aging to offspring

People with chronic periodontitis have higher risk for dementia

People with chronic periodontitis have higher risk for dementia

Study: More vitamin D may boost memory but too much could lead to slower reaction time

Study: More vitamin D may boost memory but too much could lead to slower reaction time

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

Gender and health implications of policies to extend working lives

Gender and health implications of policies to extend working lives

Fasting-mimicking diet changes gut microbiota to reduce IBD pathology in mice

Fasting-mimicking diet changes gut microbiota to reduce IBD pathology in mice

Patients experiment with prescription drugs to fight aging

Patients experiment with prescription drugs to fight aging

Low-calorie 'fasting-mimicking' diet has potential to treat people with IBD

Low-calorie 'fasting-mimicking' diet has potential to treat people with IBD

Age-Related Macular Degeneration Awareness Month: How visual impairment affects older adults

Age-Related Macular Degeneration Awareness Month: How visual impairment affects older adults

Resistance training as little as once per week improves the health of older adults

Resistance training as little as once per week improves the health of older adults

Eating blueberries could reduce your risk of heart disease

Eating blueberries could reduce your risk of heart disease

The United States records highest drug overdose death rates

The United States records highest drug overdose death rates

Eating blueberries every day could help decrease blood pressure

Eating blueberries every day could help decrease blood pressure

High-protein and low-calorie diet helps older adults lose weight safely, shows study

High-protein and low-calorie diet helps older adults lose weight safely, shows study

Study: Hearing impairment associated with accelerated cognitive decline with age

Study: Hearing impairment associated with accelerated cognitive decline with age

New DNA methylation GrimAge tool allows you to predict lifespan and healthspan

New DNA methylation GrimAge tool allows you to predict lifespan and healthspan

Researchers uncover novel mechanism and potential new therapeutic target for Alzheimer’s

Researchers uncover novel mechanism and potential new therapeutic target for Alzheimer’s

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

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

New study aims to investigate lifestyle effects on cognitive function in older adults

New study aims to investigate lifestyle effects on cognitive function in older adults