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Advances in Emotional Well-being, Alzheimer’s, Lewy body, and Parkinson’s Research

Check out the latest in aging advances, research, and events happening at NIA: Genetic study of Lewy body dementia supports ties to Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases — An NIH-led study found that five genes may play a critical role in determining whether a person will suffer from Lewy body dementia. Lewy body patients had higher chancesContinue reading “Advances in Emotional Well-being, Alzheimer’s, Lewy body, and Parkinson’s Research”

Read the Latest Aging and Alzheimer’s News from NIA

Check out these articles for the latest in aging advances and research happening at the National Institute on Aging at NIH: Frequent social contact in midlife may reduce dementia risk, Whitehall II study analysis shows— More frequent social contacts in late midlife are associated with lower dementia risk, suggests an NIA-supported study of more than 10,000Continue reading “Read the Latest Aging and Alzheimer’s News from NIA”

Geroscience: the Intersection of Aging and Chronic Disease

As we grow older, we are more likely to be diagnosed with one or more chronic ailments. These ailments include life-threatening diseases such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and cancer, as well as debilitating conditions like arthritis, fatigue, and frailty. These ailments can rob us of our quality of life. The question is: How does theContinue reading “Geroscience: the Intersection of Aging and Chronic Disease”

Read the Latest Aging and Alzheimer’s News from NIA

Check out these articles for the latest in aging advances and research happening at the National Institute on Aging at NIH: Markers of abnormal liver function linked to Alzheimer’s disease—  An NIA-supported study found that abnormal liver function in older adults was associated with biomarker changes and diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease.  From ‘trash’ to treasure:Continue reading “Read the Latest Aging and Alzheimer’s News from NIA”

Read the latest aging and Alzheimer’s news from the NIA

Check out these articles for the latest in aging advances and research happening at the National Institute on Aging at NIH: Midlife functional impairment raises risk of hospitalization, nursing home admission— Middle-aged adults who develop functional impairment are at higher risk for hospitalization and nursing home admission than unimpaired peers, an NIA-funded study finds.  Noninvasive brainContinue reading “Read the latest aging and Alzheimer’s news from the NIA”

Read the latest aging and Alzheimer’s news from NIA

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 diseaseContinue reading “Read the latest aging and Alzheimer’s news from NIA”

Read the Latest Aging and Alzheimer’s News from NIA

Check out these articles for the latest in aging advances and research from the National Institute on Aging Guidelines proposed for newly defined Alzheimer’s-like brain disorder— A recently recognized brain disorder called LATE mimics clinical features of Alzheimer’s disease. LATE has for the first time been defined with recommended diagnostic criteria and other guidelines for advancing andContinue reading “Read the Latest Aging and Alzheimer’s News from NIA”

Read the Latest News in Aging and Alzheimer’s Disease Research

Check out these articles for the latest in aging advances and research happening at the National Institute on Aging at NIH: Data sharing uncovers five new risk genes for Alzheimer’s disease — Analysis of genetic data revealed five new and confirmed 20 known risk genes for Alzheimer’s disease. Mutations in genes specific to tau may play anContinue reading “Read the Latest News in Aging and Alzheimer’s Disease Research”