Considerable evidence suggests that engaging in regular physical activity may prevent cognitive decline and dementia.
The contract will support examining elderly groups in hopes of better understanding the biology of aging and determinants of health and disease in older people, as well as examination of the younger generation after a couple of years.
A New England Journal of Medicine study found elevated amounts of abnormal tau protein in brain regions affected by CTE in a small group of living former NFL players with cognitive, mood and behavior symptoms.
Researchers have generated one of the largest toxicogenomics datasets to date, and have made the data and results publicly accessible through a web portal.
This discovery may allow for more effective cancer therapy in the future.
Understanding of barriers to and facilitators of effective screening and integration of depression treatment into HIV primary care is needed.
Findings indicate that different mutations in the same gene or different number of copies of a particular mutation may lead to very distinct forms of dementia.
This study may provide an incentive to pursue additional epigenetic approaches to cancers.
A new study shows that a gene mutation interacts with multiple types of psychiatric stress including PTSD, pain and sleep disturbances in association with cellular aging.
The study suggests standardized training is needed for medical residents.