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Gerontology is the study of the social, psychological and biological aspects of aging.
Older adult’s perceived cognitive decline may be related to changes in brain functional connectivity

Older adult’s perceived cognitive decline may be related to changes in brain functional connectivity

Regular strength and impact-type training may counteract bone aging

Regular strength and impact-type training may counteract bone aging

Study reveals prevalence of multimorbidity among people using methamphetamine

Study reveals prevalence of multimorbidity among people using methamphetamine

Cdkn1a transcript variant 2 is selectively elevated during natural aging across mouse tissues

Cdkn1a transcript variant 2 is selectively elevated during natural aging across mouse tissues

Methamphetamine users more susceptible to have medical, mental, and substance use issues

Methamphetamine users more susceptible to have medical, mental, and substance use issues

Caring for an aging nation

Caring for an aging nation

Study: Specific diet, lifestyle interventions may reverse epigenetic aging in healthy adult males

Study: Specific diet, lifestyle interventions may reverse epigenetic aging in healthy adult males

Tsimane's brains experience less brain atrophy than Westerners as they age, indicates study

Tsimane's brains experience less brain atrophy than Westerners as they age, indicates study

Study: Novel rehabilitation program improves outcomes in older heart-failure patients

Study: Novel rehabilitation program improves outcomes in older heart-failure patients

Older heart failure patients significantly benefit from tailored cardiac rehab program

Older heart failure patients significantly benefit from tailored cardiac rehab program

Heart Research UK awards grant for new project investigating long-term effects of COVID-19 on the heart

Heart Research UK awards grant for new project investigating long-term effects of COVID-19 on the heart

People who feel younger have greater sense of well-being, health benefits

People who feel younger have greater sense of well-being, health benefits

Individuals from long-lived families show slower cognitive decline

Individuals from long-lived families show slower cognitive decline

Older adults find connection and meaning in community, demonstrate resilience during pandemic

Older adults find connection and meaning in community, demonstrate resilience during pandemic

Traumatic brain injury and Alzheimer's disease share common trajectories

Traumatic brain injury and Alzheimer's disease share common trajectories

Study highlights need to integrate critical care-specific needs into disaster response planning

Study highlights need to integrate critical care-specific needs into disaster response planning

Listening to music can help older adults sleep better, finds study

Listening to music can help older adults sleep better, finds study

Predictive models can be used for assessing the age at natural menopause

Predictive models can be used for assessing the age at natural menopause

Higher handgrip cutoff values found to be more accurate markers of mobility limitation in older adults

Higher handgrip cutoff values found to be more accurate markers of mobility limitation in older adults

Stem cells of the nervous system age rapidly, shows study

Stem cells of the nervous system age rapidly, shows study