Geriatrics News

Top three tips to prevent early signs of agingJul 18, 2019
Dr. Rajani Katta, a dermatologist and clinical faculty member at Baylor College of Medicine, offers three major ways to combat signs of aging no matter how old you are.
Moderate dose of novel form of stress promotes longevityJul 10, 2019
A team of researchers found that a newly described form of stress called chromatin architectural defect triggers a response in cells that could lead to a longer life.
Grant from HRSA to establish Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement ProgramJul 10, 2019
Baylor College of Medicine’s Department of Medicine has been awarded a grant from the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration that will focus on integrating geriatrics into primary care training.
Stabilizing chromosome ends may treat age-related diseaseMar 28, 2019
A study led by researchers at Baylor College of Medicine has uncovered a new strategy that can potentially treat age-related disease and decline. 
Researchers uncover intracellular longevity pathwayJan 31, 2019
The search for clues on how to live healthier, longer lives has led researchers at Baylor College of Medicine to look inside the cells of the worm Caenorhabditis elegans. 
Volunteers needed for Alzheimer’s researchDec 11, 2018
Researchers are seeking clinical trial volunteers for new Alzheimer’s disease prevention and treatment studies.
Warning signs of fraud this holiday seasonNov 21, 2018
An expert at Baylor College of Medicine shares tips on what to look for when dealing with a fraudster.
Fall prevention key to avoiding injuryNov 12, 2018
In sports it’s said that the best offense is a good defense, and that can be true for falls too – two orthopedic surgeons offer prevention tips and discuss common injuries that can occur when people fall.
Baylor hosts Update on Alzheimer’s Disease lectureOct 26, 2018
Experts will present the latest in research and information for patients and caregivers at the annual “Update on Alzheimer’s Disease” lecture Nov. 8.
Study offers novel approach to geriatric person-centered careOct 3, 2018
In a study published today in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, researchers describe ways to make person-centered care more actionable for older people.