Living near to green spaces were associated with slower biological aging, according to a Northwestern Medicine study published in Science Advances.
Advanced biological aging may increase the risk of depression or anxiety in midlife for older adults, according to a recent study published in Nature Communications.
Attendees gathered on May 11 for Alzheimer Day, an annual event hosted by the Mesulam Center for Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer’s Disease to showcase dementia and aging research conducted throughout Northwestern and bring those discoveries to the community.
Consuming certain types of alcohol over long periods of time as well as binge drinking both speed up biological aging, according to a recent Northwestern Medicine study.
In a new study, Northwestern investigators used artificial intelligence to analyze data from a wide variety of tissues, and discovered that the length of genes can explain most molecular-level changes that occur during aging.
An inflammatory signaling protein called interleukin-6 has been linked to the progression of acute myeloid leukemia, representing a potential target for future treatments of the disease.
Darby Morhardt, PhD, LCSW, research professor in the Mesulam Center for Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer’s Disease and of Preventive Medicine in the Division of Public Health Practice, was recently appointed to the Illinois Supreme Court Commission on Elder Law.
The Department of Medicine’s Division of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics officially become two divisions: the Division of Geriatrics and the Division of General Internal Medicine.
The Mesulam Center for Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer’s Disease held the 28th annual Alzheimer Day on May 5, returning to campus for the first time in three years.
Epigenetic markers of cognitive aging can predict outcomes on cognitive tests later in life, according to a recent Northwestern Medicine study.