A new index–developed by researchers at Columbia and USC–measures how countries are adapting to their aging populations.
Research to delay aging would have better population health and economic returns than advances in individual fatal diseases such as cancer or heart disease, according to Mailman study.
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