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Gerontology is the study of the social, psychological and biological aspects of aging.
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

Structured exercise may enhance seniors' physical functioning

Structured exercise may enhance seniors' physical functioning

Protein linked to heart disease found to be more prevalent in low-income people, minorities and women

Protein linked to heart disease found to be more prevalent in low-income people, minorities and women

Mitochondrial DNA sequencing tool updated

Mitochondrial DNA sequencing tool updated

High blood pressure linked with a decline in walking ability in later life

High blood pressure linked with a decline in walking ability in later life

Long, healthy life tends to run in some families

Long, healthy life tends to run in some families

The secret to a long active life is to eat less

The secret to a long active life is to eat less

Study identified characteristics of caregivers that may increase symptoms in dementia patients

Study identified characteristics of caregivers that may increase symptoms in dementia patients