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Can a water aerobics class teach us something about living a long and meaningful life? A panel of public health experts discussed.
A new study in mice shows that new neurons created in the brain during adulthood are needed to maintain working memory—the temporary “sticky notes” of the brain.
Age-related memory loss is caused, in part, by lack of flavanols—nutrients found in certain fruits and vegetables—according to a large study in older adults.
Taking a daily multivitamin may help slow age-related memory decline, a study has found.
- February 15, 2022
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.
- 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.