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One of the cell's most common proteins may become too old and too stable in Alzheimer’s disease, altering neuronal activity and impairing memory.
- December 3, 2021
Everyone loses hearing as they age, and new over-the-counter hearing aids coming soon to stores may be a good, lower-cost option for many, says Columbia otolaryngologist Lawrence Lustig.
- September 29, 2021
Intermittent fasting is a trendy weight loss strategy. A new study of fasting fruit flies shows how the diet, if properly timed, also slows the aging process and increases longevity.
- June 22, 2021
A new study from researchers at Columbia University is the first to quantitatively link psychological stress to graying hair in people and find that the process is reversible.
- March 19, 2021
When non-essential operations were shut down last March, a VP&S research group became a critical lifeline for community elders in Northern Manhattan.
- June 28, 2019
Hematopoietic stem cells can survive extraordinary stress. Columbia scientists have learned how they escape death, which could lead to new treatments for blood cancers and diseases related to aging.
- January 2, 2019
A new study of elderly Hispanics found that hearing loss increased the risk of depression symptoms.
- December 17, 2018
A new study shows how cellular “housekeeping” protects some neurons against the toxic proteins of Alzheimer’s disease and suggests new treatment possibilities.