Check out the latest in aging advances, research, and events from NIA:
- Optimism linked to longevity and well-being in two recent studies — Optimism is linked to a longer lifespan in women from diverse racial and ethnic groups, and to better emotional health in older men, according to two NIA-funded studies.
- Alzheimer’s tied to cholesterol, abnormal nerve insulation — NIA-funded researchers identify a link between Alzheimer’s disease-related gene, cholesterol, and abnormal nerve insulation.
- Novel blood biomarkers may help identify cognitive impairment in Parkinson’s — A study led by NIA researchers identified new blood biomarkers in people with Parkinson’s disease with cognitive impairment.
- Immune cells control waste clearance in the brain — NIA-funded researchers identified a type of immune cell that helps clear waste products in the brain.
- Older adults with advanced heart failure report differences in quality of life based on their pending surgical treatment — An NIA-funded study found that candidates who were set to receive a heart transplant had better health-related quality of life than candidates who were scheduled to receive a mechanical pump, in addition to other findings.
Last Updated on December 20, 2022