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Gerontology is the study of the social, psychological and biological aspects of aging.
Low potassium levels linked to increased mortality in heart failure patients

Low potassium levels linked to increased mortality in heart failure patients

Caring for grandchildren does not have negative impacts on grandparents' health

Caring for grandchildren does not have negative impacts on grandparents' health

Hormone therapy and menopause study

Hormone therapy and menopause study

Effects of estrogen therapy with perimenopausal women

Effects of estrogen therapy with perimenopausal women

Healthy body weight throughout life prevents onset of physical disability later in life

Healthy body weight throughout life prevents onset of physical disability later in life

Exercise shows beneficial effects in patients with Parkinson's disease

Exercise shows beneficial effects in patients with Parkinson's disease

Better care for baby boomers

Better care for baby boomers

Heart failure patients should be thoroughly evaluated for the presence of diabetes

Heart failure patients should be thoroughly evaluated for the presence of diabetes

Losing weight through calorie cutting won't lead to increased disability in older women

Losing weight through calorie cutting won't lead to increased disability in older women

Hypertension drugs offer a double whammy

Hypertension drugs offer a double whammy

Seniors are being stereotyped as grouchy

Seniors are being stereotyped as grouchy

How your food is cooked may be as important to your health as the food itself

How your food is cooked may be as important to your health as the food itself

Steam, boil, stew for food preparation

Steam, boil, stew for food preparation

Chuck out the barbecue!...toxins produced damage the health

Chuck out the barbecue!...toxins produced damage the health

Too many elderly deficent in vitamin D which affects physical performance

Too many elderly deficent in vitamin D which affects physical performance

Low vitamin D levels linked to poor physical performance in older adults

Low vitamin D levels linked to poor physical performance in older adults

Health problems accumulate and take heavy toll on seniors

Health problems accumulate and take heavy toll on seniors

Combined effects of aging and obesity epidemic results in bigger body size among the elderly

Combined effects of aging and obesity epidemic results in bigger body size among the elderly

Corn, oats, cherries and red wine's high melatonin content can help delay ageing

Corn, oats, cherries and red wine's high melatonin content can help delay ageing

Education does not protect against age-related memory decline

Education does not protect against age-related memory decline