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The diminished power of the immune system in older adults is usually blamed on the aging process. A new study shows that decades of inhaled particulates due to air pollution also take a toll.
Every Tuesday at the Armory, over 100 local seniors gather for an hour of exercise, fitness lessons, and conversations with Columbia University Irving Medical Center faculty and students.
Study finds that adults with mild cognitive decline who were assigned crossword puzzles showed less brain shrinkage and better daily functioning than adults assigned other games.
The Robert N. Butler Columbia Aging Center, based at the Mailman School of Public Health, is named for a 1953 VP&S graduate who was a pioneer in the study of aging and Pulitzer Prize-winning author.
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A study found that educational experience was a strong predictor of cognitive decline risk across groups.
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