Genetics

Study links gene to cognitive resilience in the elderly

Many people develop Alzheimer's or other forms of dementia as they get older. However, others remain sharp well into old age, even if their brains show underlying signs of neurodegeneration.

Vaccination

Vaccine hesitant in the US unlikely to change their minds: study

Half of those in the U.S. who are unwilling to be vaccinated against SARS-CoV-2 report that nothing will change their mind, according to a representative national survey reported in a study published in Scientific Reports.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Early interventions could help counteract muscle loss in sarcopenia

Weakening muscles are a natural part of the aging process, but for some people with a condition called sarcopenia, the decline is abnormally fast. A new study from Karolinska Institutet in Sweden suggests that the early stages ...