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Gerontology is the study of the social, psychological and biological aspects of aging.
Research confirms the importance of genetic factors in age-associated hearing loss

Research confirms the importance of genetic factors in age-associated hearing loss

Herb rosemary fights free radical damage in the brain

Herb rosemary fights free radical damage in the brain

Severely restricting calories leads to a longer life

Severely restricting calories leads to a longer life

Severely restricting calories leads to a longer life

Severely restricting calories leads to a longer life

Study examines effects of caregiving

Study examines effects of caregiving

Elderly Medicare, Medicaid patients not receiving quality care

Elderly Medicare, Medicaid patients not receiving quality care

New treatment for fractures

New treatment for fractures

Large study to look at injuries that afflict millions of women as a result of childbirth

Large study to look at injuries that afflict millions of women as a result of childbirth

New coalition to tackle sleep disorders in older adults

New coalition to tackle sleep disorders in older adults

Older tipplers need aged based drinking guidelines

Older tipplers need aged based drinking guidelines

Opportunities and challenges for Indiana's aging workforce

Opportunities and challenges for Indiana's aging workforce

Mexicans-Americans born in the United States are less healthy than whites

Mexicans-Americans born in the United States are less healthy than whites

Protein CD36 may be important to future weight-loss strategies

Protein CD36 may be important to future weight-loss strategies

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