Gerontology is the study of the social, psychological and biological aspects of aging.
Newcastle University experts are chairing a national session on new guidelines for the early detection and treatment of sarcopenia - a loss of muscle strength that affects many older people in the UK.
A study of Japanese people living in Malaysia found that their exercise routines affected time spent sitting down and quality of life, including their mental health.
An innovative San Francisco program of community choirs for older adults found that singing in a choir reduced loneliness and increased interest in life, but did not improve cognition or physical function, according to a study by researchers at UC San Francisco.
Flies eating a Spartan diet are protected from leaky gut and the systemic inflammation associated with it as they age. Conversely, flies on a rich Atkins-like diet are more prone to developing intestinal permeability, a condition linked to a variety of human conditions including inflammatory bowel disease.
To live successfully and independently, older adults need to be able to manage two different levels of life skills: basic daily care and basic housekeeping activities.
Insilico Medicine, a Rockville-based company developing the end-to-end drug discovery pipeline utilizing the next generation artificial intelligence, will present its latest advances in modern drug development at the Supply Side West Conference in Las Vegas, 8-9 of November.
In its first year, an innovative virtual program has substantially increased mistreated elderly Texans' access to elder mistreatment and geriatric experts with The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
Insilico Medicine, a Rockville-based company developing the end-to-end drug discovery pipeline utilizing the next generation artificial intelligence, will present its research in AI for drug discovery at BioCentury China HealthCare Summit in Shanghai, 13-14 of November.
Insilico Medicine, a Rockville-based company developing the end-to-end drug discovery pipeline utilizing the next generation artificial intelligence, will present its latest advances in human aging biomarker development at the Investing in the Age of Longevity Conference in London, 1 of November.
Alzheimer's disease is a brain disease that causes changes that kill brain cells. AD is a type of dementia, which causes memory loss and problems with thinking and making decisions.
As we age, we may develop certain disabilities that make it difficult to walk, climb, balance, or maintain our fine motor skills.
An increasing number of older adults are diagnosed with end-stage liver disease. End-stage liver disease is a life-threatening condition in which the liver stops working normally.
Frailty is a health condition that increases risks of poor health, falls, disability, and death in older adults. Signs of frailty include weakness, weight loss, slow walking speed, exhaustion, and low levels of activity.
With a few finger strokes or swipes on a computer or cell phone, seniors with pain reduce the risk of depression when visiting social media sites.
The United States is an aging society, where one in five people will be 65 or older by 2035.
Residents receiving care in for-profit nursing homes are almost twice as likely to experience health issues caused by substandard care compared with clients living in not-for-profit facilities or in homes in the community, according to a new report in the journal Gerontology.
Most people who need open heart surgery to repair damaged heart valves are aged 65 or older. The American Heart Association estimates that nearly 8 million people have had heart surgeries.
Insilico Medicine, a Rockville-based leader in next-generation artificial intelligence for drug discovery, biomarker development, and aging research, is pleased to announce the talk of its Head of Africa Artificial Intelligence for Healthcare Initiative, Iraneus Ogu, who will present alongside other academic thought leaders and industry experts at the 4th Healthcare Innovation Summit Africa 2018, one of the largest healthcare events in Africa.
While the many concepts in artificial intelligence date back to the 20th century, the revolution in deep learning started around 2014-2015 when AI systems started outperforming humans in many tasks ranging from video games and image recognition to autonomous driving.
Dementia is a health condition that affects your memory in ways that can make it difficult to carry out your usual daily tasks. The most common cause of dementia is Alzheimer's disease, which causes abnormal changes that kill brain cells.