Associate Professor Xi Chen discusses global health challenges of Alzheimer’s disease
In recognition of November as Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month, Yale School of Public Health Associate Professor Xi Chen, an affiliate of Yale’s Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center, recently discussed the latest trends in Alzheimer’s disease research and treatment.
Yale Researchers Awarded $12M NIH Grant to Study Impact of FGF21 Protein on Aging
Researchers from Yale University, and the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center have been awarded a $12.4 million, five-year grant from the National Institute on Aging of the NIH to deploy their unique research models and expertise in a coordinated fashion to develop a novel course of gerontological research.
Calorie Reduction Lowers Protein Linked to the Aging Process
In a new study, Yale researchers show that moderate calorie restriction in people reduces the production of a protein called SPARC, which then reins in harmful inflammation and improves health in the aged. It could be a target for extending human health span, they report.
Hwang spearheads Yale New Haven Health System hospitals earning special geriatric accreditation
Ula Hwang, MD instrumental in Yale New Haven Health System receiving the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) elite Health System Geriatric Emergency Department accreditation designating eight of their facilities as senior friendly.
How positive age beliefs can support positive health outcomes with Becca Levy, PhD
AMA Chief Experience Officer Todd Unger chats with Becca R. Levy, PhD, a professor of epidemiology at Yale School of Public Health and a professor of psychology at Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut, about how our beliefs about age influence health. Dr. Levy is the author of the best-selling book: "Breaking the Age Code: How Your Age Beliefs Determine How Long and Well You Live."Source: American Medical Association
Biology of Aging Study Shows Why Curbing Calories Counts
The Director of the National Institutes of Health notes two recent studies, including one from the Yale Center for Research on Aging (Y-Age), that suggest that calorie restriction may improve immune function and reduce chronic inflammation.Source: National Institute of Health Director's Blog
Vishwa Deep Dixit Elected to Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering
Vishwa Deep Dixit, DVM, PhD, Director of the Yale Center for Research on Aging (Y-Age), has been elected to the Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering, a non-profit institution formed nearly 50 years ago to promote the application of science and technology to human welfare and economic well-being.
From Elvis to elder care, Yale public health alumna Ruth Taber brings passion to all that she does
Yale public health alumna Ruth Taber was the driving force behind the iconic image of Elvis Presley receiving a polio vaccine in 1956, a moment many consider to be a major turning point in the nation’s immunization campaign.