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  • Register now for “Advances in Geroscience: Impacts on Healthspan and Chronic Disease,” October 30–31
    September 30, 2013

    Don’t miss out on your chance to participate in “Advances in Geroscience: Impacts on Healthspan and Chronic Disease,” taking place on the National Institutes of Health (NIH) campus in Bethesda, MD, October 30–31,...

  • Aging with HIV: Responding to an emerging challenge
    September 30, 2013

    The development of highly active anti-retroviral therapy (HAART) for HIV infection in the 1990s is one of modern medicine’s most dramatic success stories. Once effectively a death sentence, HIV infection can now be considered a...

  • NIH seeking strategies for multiple chronic conditions in older people
    September 30, 2013

    Clinicians treating older patients know that most have multiple chronic conditions, or MCCs, for which they receive multiple interventions. In fact, about 75 percent of people 65 and older have two or more chronic conditions—such as...

  • NIA blog off to a good start
    September 30, 2013

    Launched in May 2013, Inside NIA: A Blog for Researchers is gaining subscribers and becoming a must-read NIA resource in just a few short months. With weekly posts on NIA funding policy and priorities, tips for grant-seekers, and program...

  • Recent NIA Grants
    September 30, 2013

    Take a look at the latest NIH postings of grants awarded to expand the study of aging. They cover such diverse areas as telomere replication and genome stability, awards to Pepper Older American Independence Centers, how synaptic...

  • The dilemma of delirium in older patients
    August 26, 2013

    Researchers look for new answers to age-old problem Ill and hospitalized older people sometimes experience episodes of delirium, a state of confusion and disorientation. For centuries considered a transient and reversible condition,...

  • Researchers seek Alzheimer's clues in people with Down syndrome
    August 25, 2013

    Efforts intensify to identify disease pathways, biomarkers that could lead to therapies As adults with Down syndrome (DS) live longer lives, scientists are seeking to learn more about how Alzheimer’s starts and progresses in this...

  • NIH seeks applications for clinical trials of multiple chronic conditions
    August 14, 2013

    The Request for Applications (RFA-RM-13-012), “Demonstration Projects for Pragmatic Clinical Trials Focusing on Multiple Chronic Conditions,” has been published in the NIH Guide. The purpose of this RFA is to solicit...

  • Blog post - grant program for early career physicians accepting applications
    August 14, 2013

    The NIA has funding available for junior faculty clinician-researchers in medical and surgical specialties. These grants can help early career physicians establish a track record in aging research. Please apply, and share this opportunity...

  • Healthy eyes topic now available on NIHSeniorHealth
    August 8, 2013

    Maintaining your vision as you get older is vital to health and wellbeing. Even if you enjoy good vision now, it’s important to practice good eye healthcare to make sure your vision is as good as it can be as you age. To learn about...

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