Aging

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How hearing impairment is associated with cognitive decline

The impact of mild hearing loss may be lessened by higher education.

Alzheimer's disease as shown in a brain PET scan

Artificial intelligence can detect Alzheimer’s disease in brain scans 6 years before a diagnosis

A machine-learning algorithm diagnosed early-stage Alzheimer’s disease using a common PET scan.

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The mystery of the super-ager

Researchers are trying to figure out the secret to some elderly people's success.

Older man coping with anxiety

Depression, anxiety may take same toll on health as smoking and obesity

Arthritis, heart disease, stroke — but not cancer — are strongly swayed by psychological status, study finds.

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Sex chromosomes hold the secret to female longevity

Two X’s and ovaries extend life and protect mice from aging.

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How to stay healthy and happy through the decades

UCLA’s Alan Castel explains the psychology of successful aging in his new book, “Better with Age.”

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Adequate consumption of ‘longevity’ vitamins could prolong healthy aging

Most American diets are deficient in a key class of vitamins and minerals that promote longevity.

Now you just need to remember to exercise!

Even mild physical activity immediately improves memory function.

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Cracking the sugar code: Why the ‘glycome’ is the next big thing in health and medicine

The long sugar chains covering our cells could provide answers to cancer, aging and autoimmune diseases.

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Deciphering dementia’s gender gap

UC Irvine researchers win grant to explore why Alzheimer’s affects more women.

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