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Synonyms for gerontology

the branch of medical science that deals with diseases and problems specific to old people

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"There weren't many mentors in the area of aging research at Louisiana-Lafayette and I wasn't sure if I should pursue a biology route or a chemistry route, so I did both," he said.
What impressed us the most about Insilico Medicine was the breadth of its technological capabilities and applications, ranging from target identification and small molecule generation using next-generation artificial intelligence to expertise in blockchain and aging research.'
Malaz Boustani, a Regenstrief Institute and IU Center for Aging Research investigator.
Among Calico's first hires was Cynthia Kenyon, now its vice president of aging research, who 20 years ago showed that altering a single DNA letter in a laboratory roundworm made it live six weeks instead of three.
Using the system the laboratory developed, investigators from the Genetics and Aging Research Unit at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) now provide the first clear evidence supporting the hypothesis that deposition of beta-amyloid plaques in the brain is the first step in a cascade leading to the devastating neurodegenerative disease.
A study published in the Journal of Aging Research & Clinical Practice confirmed results from a previous study that elevATP from FutureCeuticals stimulated endogenous production of ATP in humans.
McLean are at the Institute for Aging Research at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston.
Sarah Berry, a geriatric researchers at the Harvard-affiliated Hebrew Senior Life Institute for Aging Research in Boston".
According to a recent Swedish study conducted in Stockholm by the Karolinska Institutet's Aging Research Center and published in the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease (July 2010), high levels of several vitamin E components in the blood are associated with a decreased risk for Alzheimer's disease (AD) in advanced age.
A study due to be published in an upcoming issue of the journal Experimental Aging Research evaluated 71 participants who were on prescribed daily medications.
London-based social psychiatry researcher Wing pulled together some previously published papers and some lectures as a stop-gap until he could concentrate on the book that David Mechanic (health, health care policy, and aging research; Rutgers U.) asked him for.
The Karolinska Institute says the trio was honored for research that has implications for cancer and aging research. The award, announced Monday, includes a 10 million kronor (US$1.4 million) purse, a diploma and an invitation to the prize ceremonies in Stockholm on Dec.
If you think your memory will decline with age, you may be creating a self-fulfilling prophecy, according to a study published online April 1 in Experimental Aging Research. Researchers found that older people who think memory suffers in later years did worse on memory tests than people who do not believe in the stereotypes about aging and memory loss.
Hays was supported by grants from the National Institute on Aging (AG020679-01) and the UCLA Center for Health Improvement in Minority Elderly/Resource Centers for Minority Aging Research, NIH/NIA/NCMHD (P30-AG-021684 and 2P30-AG021684).