News tagged with gerontology

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We spend more time sick now than a decade ago

Increased life expectancy in the United States has not been accompanied by more years of perfect health, reveals new research published in the December issue of the Journal of Gerontology.

Dec 13, 2010
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SIRT1 gene important for memory

A protein implicated in many biological processes also may play a role in memory, according to a study led by the University of Southern California and the National Institute on Aging at the National Institutes of Health.

Jul 22, 2010
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