Cardiology

Boomers have a drug problem, but not the kind you might think

Baby boomers – that's anyone born in the U.S. between 1946 and 1964—are 20% of the population, more than 70 million Americans. Decades ago, many in that generation experimented with drugs that were both recreational and ...

Genetics

Researchers identify novel anti-aging targets

A recent study published in Nature has reported two conserved epigenetic regulators as novel anti-aging targets. The research, by scientists from Dr. Cai Shiqing's Lab at the Center for Excellence in Brain Science and Intelligence ...

Health

Diet alone can improve older adults' health

Older adults on a diet designed to help patients with high blood pressure reaped benefits beyond those anticipated by South Dakota State University researchers.

Gerontology & Geriatrics

CDC: 19.2 percent of unpaid caregivers in fair, poor health

(HealthDay)—Almost 20 percent of informal caregivers in the United States report being in fair or poor health, with considerable variation between states, according to research published in the Feb. 21 issue of the U.S. ...

Gerontology & Geriatrics

Experts map future of family caregiving research

A new supplemental issue of the journal The Gerontologist from The Gerontological Society of America shares 10 research priorities to better support the needs of family caregivers.

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