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NIA study identifies FDA-approved drugs that may also be helpful for dementia


Spotlight on: Josephine Egan, senior investigator at NIA


Genetic study of Lewy body dementia supports ties to Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases


Two studies explore LRRK2’s activity in Parkinson’s disease


Genetic study in Sardinia shines new light on disease and immunity


NIH researchers link cases of ALS and FTD to a mutation associated with Huntington’s disease


Machine learning detects early signs of osteoarthritis


Brain injuries from concussions still evident decades later


A shift in brain glucose metabolism may help explain women’s increased risk of Alzheimer’s disease


Large study links gum disease with dementia


Update: NIA Board of Scientific Counselors Advisory Review October


Mutations in complex mitochondrial DNA sequences may impact age-related conditions and genetic diseases


Repurposed drug helps obese mice lose weight, improve metabolic function


Dual decline in memory and walking speed could signal higher dementia risk


JAMA Cardiology Viewpoint article focuses on COVID-19 and cardiovascular aging science


Higher daily step count linked with lower all-cause mortality


Research on intermittent fasting shows health benefits


Study with centenarians finds novel protein signature of protective APOE genotype


Further evidence that controlling high blood pressure can reduce dementia, Alzheimer's risk


Fragmented physical activity linked to higher risk of death in older adults