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Gerontology is the study of the social, psychological and biological aspects of aging.
GSA's new publication provides support for safe use of OTC analgesics by older adults

GSA's new publication provides support for safe use of OTC analgesics by older adults

Anticipating a stressful day may affect cognition throughout the day

Anticipating a stressful day may affect cognition throughout the day

Pioneering exercise program improves physical, mental health of elderly people living in care homes

Pioneering exercise program improves physical, mental health of elderly people living in care homes

Researchers investigate role of glutamate in age-associated cognitive disorders

Researchers investigate role of glutamate in age-associated cognitive disorders

Pioneering exercise program improves quality of life for older people in care homes

Pioneering exercise program improves quality of life for older people in care homes

Researchers find link between handgrip strength and lung function in older women

Researchers find link between handgrip strength and lung function in older women

Now more of us can count on more time dodging the dementia bullet

Now more of us can count on more time dodging the dementia bullet

Reduction in heart disease risk factors could help prevent frailty among older adults

Reduction in heart disease risk factors could help prevent frailty among older adults

Study offers novel solution to suppress metastatic spread of deadly breast cancer

Study offers novel solution to suppress metastatic spread of deadly breast cancer

Will we still be relevant ‘when we're 64’?

Will we still be relevant ‘when we're 64’?

New model based on combination of GANs with reinforcement learning for drug discovery

New model based on combination of GANs with reinforcement learning for drug discovery

Insilico’s CEO to deliver presentation on “Artificial Intelligence for Aging Research”

Insilico’s CEO to deliver presentation on “Artificial Intelligence for Aging Research”

Chronic inflammation in middle age may increase risk of frailty decades later

Chronic inflammation in middle age may increase risk of frailty decades later

Study assesses link between cognitive function levels and crash risk among older drivers

Study assesses link between cognitive function levels and crash risk among older drivers

Researchers find link between pneumonia in older people and PPI prescriptions

Researchers find link between pneumonia in older people and PPI prescriptions

Study shows people might develop dementia later and live with it for a shorter period of time

Study shows people might develop dementia later and live with it for a shorter period of time

Researchers identify tools that caregivers could use to detect delirium in older adults

Researchers identify tools that caregivers could use to detect delirium in older adults

Study shows distinctions between age groups in predicting and responding to stress at home

Study shows distinctions between age groups in predicting and responding to stress at home

Older adults in high-quality nursing homes have lower risks for placement in long-term care facilities

Older adults in high-quality nursing homes have lower risks for placement in long-term care facilities

Higher levels of education linked to lower dementia risk in older African Americans

Higher levels of education linked to lower dementia risk in older African Americans