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Gerontology is the study of the social, psychological and biological aspects of aging.
Lower brain tissue oxygenation puts frailer older adults with multi-morbidity at risk of faints and falls

Lower brain tissue oxygenation puts frailer older adults with multi-morbidity at risk of faints and falls

Novel tool measures general and COVID‐19-specific sources of nurses' moral distress

Novel tool measures general and COVID‐19-specific sources of nurses' moral distress

Novel age predictor helps investigate heterogeneity in brain aging

Novel age predictor helps investigate heterogeneity in brain aging

Persistent loss of smell due to COVID-19 may better predict long-term cognitive, functional impairment

Persistent loss of smell due to COVID-19 may better predict long-term cognitive, functional impairment

Study investigates the combined effects of aging and HIV-1 Tat expression in mice

Study investigates the combined effects of aging and HIV-1 Tat expression in mice

Weill Cornell Medicine-led consortium secures $14 million grant to study emerging technologies for aging adults

Weill Cornell Medicine-led consortium secures $14 million grant to study emerging technologies for aging adults

TTUHSC School of Nursing professor awarded Gerontological Society of America fellowship

TTUHSC School of Nursing professor awarded Gerontological Society of America fellowship

New study investigates the epigenetic drift of time passing

New study investigates the epigenetic drift of time passing

Feeling young can increase the chances of successful rehabilitation from medical conditions

Feeling young can increase the chances of successful rehabilitation from medical conditions

Stress accelerates aging of the immune system

Stress accelerates aging of the immune system

Recently born generations of older adults more likely to have multiple chronic health conditions

Recently born generations of older adults more likely to have multiple chronic health conditions

New SOL-INCA-AD grant extends the initial study to examine cognitive aging among Latinos

New SOL-INCA-AD grant extends the initial study to examine cognitive aging among Latinos

Study highlights the positive effects of Humanin G in reducing inflammation in AMD

Study highlights the positive effects of Humanin G in reducing inflammation in AMD

U.S. health and mortality continue to rank poorly compared to peer countries

U.S. health and mortality continue to rank poorly compared to peer countries

New approach to quantify cognitive decline in dogs could aid in the treatment of humans with Alzheimer’s

New approach to quantify cognitive decline in dogs could aid in the treatment of humans with Alzheimer’s

National study used to investigate questions regarding late-life disability and care

National study used to investigate questions regarding late-life disability and care

Good lifestyle habits during menopause can help alleviate the health risks related to fat accumulation

Good lifestyle habits during menopause can help alleviate the health risks related to fat accumulation

A review on the hallmarks of cancer and aging

A review on the hallmarks of cancer and aging

High-risk prescribing practices associated with increased risk of disability among older adults

High-risk prescribing practices associated with increased risk of disability among older adults

UCF researchers developing new tool to help protect the elderly from scammers

UCF researchers developing new tool to help protect the elderly from scammers