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Gerontology is the study of the social, psychological and biological aspects of aging.
Survey estimates caregiving costs for family members

Survey estimates caregiving costs for family members

USC research uncovers previously unknown genetic risk factor for dementia

USC research uncovers previously unknown genetic risk factor for dementia

Study explores connection between sexuality and cognitive status in older adults

Study explores connection between sexuality and cognitive status in older adults

New federally-funded research project could lead to treatments that extend human lifespan

New federally-funded research project could lead to treatments that extend human lifespan

Key signaling molecule that helps stem cells make healthy bone declines as we age

Key signaling molecule that helps stem cells make healthy bone declines as we age

Daily low-dose aspirin does not prolong healthy life in older people, study finds

Daily low-dose aspirin does not prolong healthy life in older people, study finds

Study: Poor older Americans most likely to rely on prescription opioids

Study: Poor older Americans most likely to rely on prescription opioids

New research on molecular mechanistic understanding of drug delivery and drug delivery systems

New research on molecular mechanistic understanding of drug delivery and drug delivery systems

Study: Health and longevity improves with increased fasting time

Study: Health and longevity improves with increased fasting time

Sleep quality linked with adherence to Mediterranean diet

Sleep quality linked with adherence to Mediterranean diet

GSA chooses Fredriksen-Goldsen as 2018 recipient of Maxwell A. Pollack Award for Productive Aging

GSA chooses Fredriksen-Goldsen as 2018 recipient of Maxwell A. Pollack Award for Productive Aging

Study explores link between long-term weight loss and health outcomes of older adults

Study explores link between long-term weight loss and health outcomes of older adults

Care for older adults with multiple chronic health conditions

Care for older adults with multiple chronic health conditions

Study explores whether chemotherapy affects older woman's ability to function

Study explores whether chemotherapy affects older woman's ability to function

Insilico announces presentation of latest research at Global Precision Medicine & Biomarkers Leaders Summit

Insilico announces presentation of latest research at Global Precision Medicine & Biomarkers Leaders Summit

A late-life surprise: Taking care of frail, aging parents

A late-life surprise: Taking care of frail, aging parents

Physical therapy for older adults may lead to fewer fall-related ED revisits

Physical therapy for older adults may lead to fewer fall-related ED revisits

Researchers explore use of antipsychotic medications in older adults following heart surgery

Researchers explore use of antipsychotic medications in older adults following heart surgery

Regular resistance training improves exercise motivation

Regular resistance training improves exercise motivation

Learning to live well with dementia

Learning to live well with dementia