An age-related accumulation of a signaling molecule may be one culprit behind older adults’ vulnerability to viral pneumonias, according to a recent study.
Feinberg investigators are breaking down the mechanisms of aging and designing solutions to extend healthy living.
Northwestern Medicine will launch an Older Americans Independence Center, joining a network of centers across the country that investigate ways to maintain or restore independence in older adults.
Supplementing lab animal diets with a chemical precursor of the molecule NAD+ countered certain age-related declines in circadian rhythm function, according to a recent study.
The cumulative effects of high blood pressure during young adulthood can affect gait and cognitive function during midlife, according to a recent study.
Building on years of research and collaborations promoting optimal health and well-being among seniors, Feinberg has launched the Center for Applied Health Research on Aging.
A targeted intervention to support asthma self-management significantly improved outcomes and medication adherence among older adults with asthma, according to a new study published in JAMA Internal Medicine.
Stimulating one part of the brain’s memory center with electromagnetic pulses improved the memory of older adults with age-related memory loss, according to a recent study.
Lee Lindquist, ’00 MD, chief of Geriatrics, helps families start difficult conversations about aging with the website Plan Your Lifespan.
The first genetic mutation that appears to protect against multiple aspects of biological aging in humans has been discovered in an Amish family in Indiana, according to a new Northwestern Medicine study.