Check out these articles for the latest in aging advances and research happening at the National Institute on Aging at NIH:
- Gene expression signatures of Alzheimer’s disease — Researchers built a resource of gene expression patterns from the brain cells of people who had Alzheimer’s disease. The resource may enable new advances in understanding how Alzheimer’s disease develops.
- International Symposium to Honor Pioneer in Neuroscience and Fasting — An international symposium will honor Mark Mattson, Ph.D., one of the world’s top experts on the potential cognitive and physical health benefits of intermittent fasting, upon his retirement from the NIA.
- Long-term study investigates association between self-reported diet in midlife and dementia risk — Long-term U.K. study supported by NIA found no association between self-reported midlife diet and risk of dementia over and above other risk factors.
- Scam susceptibility may signal risk for cognitive decline — Low scam awareness among older persons may be an early indicator of risk for Alzheimer’s disease and MCI, according to researchers leading an NIA-supported study at Rush University.
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