Heath and Aging


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Clinical Trials and Older People

To test new treatments for many diseases, volunteers of all ages and backgrounds are needed – including older people. Learn what clinical trials are and how you can take part in the latest research on aging. Read about the benefits of participating in clinical trials and questions to ask before volunteering.

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Keywords: Clinical Trials

Healthy Aging: Lessons from the Baltimore Longitudinal Study of Aging

Based on findings from the first 50 years of the Baltimore Longitudinal Study of Aging and other NIA research, this 28-page booklet addresses how aging research has changed over time and shares some of what has been learned about aging well.

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Keywords: Baltimore Longitudinal Study of Aging, Healthy Aging

Aging Hearts and Arteries: A Scientific Quest

Older adults are at a higher risk for heart attack, stroke, and cardiovascular disease. Get in-depth information about the effects of aging on the heart, blood vessels, and other parts of the body.

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Keywords: Cardiovascular, Heart Conditions, Research