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Gerontology is the study of the social, psychological and biological aspects of aging.
Study reveals the role of tea drinking on brain organization

Study reveals the role of tea drinking on brain organization

Male and female mice show decreased exploratory behavior with age, study finds

Male and female mice show decreased exploratory behavior with age, study finds

Study investigates how aging influences fate of fibro-adipogenic progenitors in skeletal muscles

Study investigates how aging influences fate of fibro-adipogenic progenitors in skeletal muscles

Nationwide study to examine if sleep problems are linked to cognitive decline and Alzheimer's

Nationwide study to examine if sleep problems are linked to cognitive decline and Alzheimer's

New study to examine link between sleep problems, cognitive decline and Alzheimer's disease

New study to examine link between sleep problems, cognitive decline and Alzheimer's disease

Penn researchers to develop critical tool for imaging the brains of patients with Parkinson's

Penn researchers to develop critical tool for imaging the brains of patients with Parkinson's

Penn researchers win NIA grant to study link between Alzheimer's, dementia, and Parkinson's

Penn researchers win NIA grant to study link between Alzheimer's, dementia, and Parkinson's

Study evaluates differences in protein intake and health indicators among racial/ethnic older adults

Study evaluates differences in protein intake and health indicators among racial/ethnic older adults

Study receives $3.1 million NIH grant to improve quality of life for African American cancer survivors

Study receives $3.1 million NIH grant to improve quality of life for African American cancer survivors

Gut microbiome may play a role in mechanisms linked to muscle strength in older adults

Gut microbiome may play a role in mechanisms linked to muscle strength in older adults

Gut bacteria linked to stronger muscles in older people

Gut bacteria linked to stronger muscles in older people

Physical activity may attenuate unfavorable atherogenic changes in menopausal women

Physical activity may attenuate unfavorable atherogenic changes in menopausal women

Improving care for geriatric population

Improving care for geriatric population

Intergenerational relationships impact health and well‐being of older immigrants

Intergenerational relationships impact health and well‐being of older immigrants

New $3.75 million grant to support second phase of Indiana Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Program

New $3.75 million grant to support second phase of Indiana Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Program

Married people less likely to experience dementia, finds study

Married people less likely to experience dementia, finds study

BU researcher receives NIH grant to study childhood adversity and later life health outcomes

BU researcher receives NIH grant to study childhood adversity and later life health outcomes

UCLA scientists discover new insights that may lead to progress in fighting Alzheimer's disease

UCLA scientists discover new insights that may lead to progress in fighting Alzheimer's disease

Regular physical activity associated with decreased risk of postoperative delirium

Regular physical activity associated with decreased risk of postoperative delirium

Older adults are less distracted by negative information, study shows

Older adults are less distracted by negative information, study shows