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Gerontology is the study of the social, psychological and biological aspects of aging.
Association between chronic cytomegalovirus (CMV) and frailty syndrome

Association between chronic cytomegalovirus (CMV) and frailty syndrome

Older people appear better able than younger people to pick their battles

Older people appear better able than younger people to pick their battles

"Among middle-aged African-Americans, there's this huge fear of falling"

"Among middle-aged African-Americans, there's this huge fear of falling"

Contrary to common wisdom, sleeping pills may not increase fall risk

Contrary to common wisdom, sleeping pills may not increase fall risk

Two chemicals boost immune cells' ability to fight HIV without gene therapy

Two chemicals boost immune cells' ability to fight HIV without gene therapy

New tool to assess the quality of home health care

New tool to assess the quality of home health care

Myriad Genetics initiates phase 3 clinical trial of Flurizan

Myriad Genetics initiates phase 3 clinical trial of Flurizan

Indian curry may be the next Alzheimer's weapon

Indian curry may be the next Alzheimer's weapon

Researchers develop method to better measure people's quality of life

Researchers develop method to better measure people's quality of life

Toxic proteins explain memory loss in Alzheimer's patients

Toxic proteins explain memory loss in Alzheimer's patients

New insights into hormone therapy show when estrogen best aids brain

New insights into hormone therapy show when estrogen best aids brain

Study into ageing yields wealth of data

Study into ageing yields wealth of data

Location of body fat on older women can indicate the likelihood of heart disease

Location of body fat on older women can indicate the likelihood of heart disease

Boldly colored tableware is a mealtime aid to those with severe Alzheimer's disease

Boldly colored tableware is a mealtime aid to those with severe Alzheimer's disease

Inflammation could have important implications for modern-day health care

Inflammation could have important implications for modern-day health care

Authors redefine aging as any change in an organism over time

Authors redefine aging as any change in an organism over time

Dementia often goes undiagnosed in primary care

Dementia often goes undiagnosed in primary care

Weight loss and exercise regime helps osteoarthritis

Weight loss and exercise regime helps osteoarthritis

UK vital ageing research

UK vital ageing research

Unmarried women do not feel comfortable at doctors

Unmarried women do not feel comfortable at doctors