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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.
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.
- March 15, 2018
Some HIV symptoms affect women more than men. A new study from Columbia Nursing shows how menopause adds to the burden.
- November 20, 2017
CUIMC experts discuss the CDC's recommendation of a new shingles vaccine for adults over 50.
- September 29, 2016
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.
- September 16, 2016
Despite widespread hearing loss among people in their 90s, only 59 percent of individuals in that age group use hearing aids, Columbia researchers found.
- April 25, 2016
Older adults who used a hearing aid performed significantly better on cognitive tests than those who did not use a hearing aid, despite having poorer hearing.
- March 24, 2016
Neurologists find that moderate to intense exercise in people over age 65 may slow decline in memory and cognitive function by 10 years.
- February 23, 2016
Columbia Aging Center launches a new seminar series on basic cellular aging processes.