Four areas of U.S. policy need immediate attention to improve health care for an aging population, say Columbia aging experts in a new report.
A new genetic test may help determine which men with early prostate cancer can avoid surgery or other invasive treatment.
Deficiency of a protein in the hippocampus is a major cause of age-related memory loss, and this form of memory loss is reversible, according to Columbia researchers.
Key molecular pathways that lead to Alzheimer's identified—a new approach to Alzheimer’s research; several potential drug targets highlighted.
Ottavio Arancio, MD, PhD, of CUMC's Taub Institute, coauthored a paper on a compound that prevents memory loss in a mouse model of Alzheimer's. See Northwestern's news release: http://bit.ly/14Zqwwn
Mouse study suggests inhibiting protein called caspase-2 might prevent cognitive decline in Alzheimer's