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Gerontology is the study of the social, psychological and biological aspects of aging.
Exploring the intersection of immigration and aging

Exploring the intersection of immigration and aging

New disabilities are common among older people after hospitalization

New disabilities are common among older people after hospitalization

Diverse activities are key to maintaining cognitive function throughout adulthood

Diverse activities are key to maintaining cognitive function throughout adulthood

Study finds impact of frailty on long‐term outcomes after emergency surgery

Study finds impact of frailty on long‐term outcomes after emergency surgery

Cancer patients with dementia less likely to achieve a 'good death'

Cancer patients with dementia less likely to achieve a 'good death'

First in-depth analysis of primate ovarian aging at single-cell resolution

First in-depth analysis of primate ovarian aging at single-cell resolution

Being rich adds years to your lifespan, study says

Being rich adds years to your lifespan, study says

What the 2020s have in store for aging boomers

What the 2020s have in store for aging boomers

Study: People from South Asian background more likely to develop a physical disability

Study: People from South Asian background more likely to develop a physical disability

Study explores the effect of antipsychotics on older hospitalized patients

Study explores the effect of antipsychotics on older hospitalized patients

Researchers evaluate the effect of intensive systolic blood pressure control in people aged 80 or older

Researchers evaluate the effect of intensive systolic blood pressure control in people aged 80 or older

Suppressing MSUT2 gene may protect people from Alzheimer’s disease

Suppressing MSUT2 gene may protect people from Alzheimer’s disease

Aging can be a biggest risk factor for wide range of chronic diseases

Aging can be a biggest risk factor for wide range of chronic diseases

Brown, Insight Therapeutics partnership to accelerate research on flu vaccines for older adults

Brown, Insight Therapeutics partnership to accelerate research on flu vaccines for older adults

New review explores relationship between yoga practice and brain health

New review explores relationship between yoga practice and brain health

Deep age predictors can help advance aging research

Deep age predictors can help advance aging research

UC study highlights benefits of art intervention for people with dementia

UC study highlights benefits of art intervention for people with dementia

Study: As married couples age, coping with their own health demands may take a mental toll

Study: As married couples age, coping with their own health demands may take a mental toll

UC San Diego Health joins national initiative to improve care for seniors

UC San Diego Health joins national initiative to improve care for seniors

Aerobic exercise and heart-healthy diet may slow cognitive decline in older adults with CIND

Aerobic exercise and heart-healthy diet may slow cognitive decline in older adults with CIND