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Huffington Center on Aging highlightsNov 4, 2013
See the Huffington Center on Aging's highlights in research, education and clinical care over the past 25 years.
Huffiington Center on Aging celebrates 25th anniversary Nov 4, 2013
After a quarter century, aging center is still young at heart.
Huffington Foundation gives $5 million to Neurodegeneration ConsortiumAug 14, 2013
Baylor College of Medicine part of consortium gifted $5 million from the Huffington Foundation to study and treat Alzheimer’s and other neurodegenerative diseases.
Alzheimer’s disease research registry in the worksJul 19, 2013
The Alzheimer’s Disease and Memory Disorder Center at Baylor College of Medicine has begun developing a registry of people in the Houston area who might be interested in participating in future Alzheimer’s disease prevention research.
Adding fish oil or lutein/zeaxanthin recommended supplement cocktail does not slow vision loss from macular degenerationMay 6, 2013
BCM researchers find taking fish oil, omega-3 fatty acids with other vitamins does not slow vision destroying macular degeneration.
Correcting glutathione deficiency improves impaired mitochondrial fat burning, insulin resistance in agingApr 2, 2013
Research could open possibilities to improve metabolic health in older people.
Huffington Health Forum addresses important aging topicsMar 26, 2013
Forum will be held April 3 at River Oaks Country Club.
Congenital heart defects topic of free monthly genetics seminarFeb 13, 2013
Public seminar will be held Feb. 19 at the Children's Museum of Houston.
Grant funds study of the aging processDec 20, 2012
BCM researchers to examine improving length, quality of life for future generations.
Flu vaccine covers new strainsOct 8, 2012
Vaccine proven to quite effective in preventing complications from the influenza virus.