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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