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Gerontology is the study of the social, psychological and biological aspects of aging.
Vitamin B reduces risk of developing Alzheimer's disease

Vitamin B reduces risk of developing Alzheimer's disease

Assisted living and in-home care increase as nursing home beds decline

Assisted living and in-home care increase as nursing home beds decline

Enzyme involved in blood pressure regulation may also influence how the body responds to exercise

Enzyme involved in blood pressure regulation may also influence how the body responds to exercise

Early warning aigns of Alzheimer's show up across cognitive areas years before official diagnosis

Early warning aigns of Alzheimer's show up across cognitive areas years before official diagnosis

Obesity's effects on mortality may have been over-estimated

Obesity's effects on mortality may have been over-estimated

People have signs of Alzheimer's years before diagnosis

People have signs of Alzheimer's years before diagnosis

People can show early warning signs of Alzheimer's disease years before they are officially diagnosed

People can show early warning signs of Alzheimer's disease years before they are officially diagnosed

Videotaping advance directives would allow people to express medical decisions to their physicians and families more easily

Videotaping advance directives would allow people to express medical decisions to their physicians and families more easily

Scientists discover identifying markers for primitive blood-forming stem cells - simplifies cell identification

Scientists discover identifying markers for primitive blood-forming stem cells - simplifies cell identification

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