Faculty from UCSF School of Nursing are leading research projects that examine the shortage of long-term care workers and other senior care issues.
A handful of brain cells deep in the brain may play a surprising role in controlling women’s bone density.
A growing number of researchers at UCSF and elsewhere have turned their attention to questions around why and how some people who age thrive and are more resilient than others.
UCSF scientists have zeroed in on a possible genetic mechanism for the reason behind women outliving men phenomenon.
Anxiety and depression may be leading predictors of conditions ranging from heart disease to headaches, having similar effects as long-established risk factors like smoking and obesity.
Nearly 25 percent of the LGBT adults aged 50 and older in a new study had subjective cognitive decline, a potential indicator of a future Alzheimer’s diagnosis.