Fredrick Kunkle

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Blacks are at risk for many reasons, but the ugly history of clinical trials makes many reluctant to join studies.

  • Nov 23, 2014

Female mice whose diet was cut 30 percent appeared to benefit through protection against aging

  • Nov 17, 2014

New report on remarriage also finds gender, generational gaps on attitudes toward remarriage

  • Nov 14, 2014

The ads reflect the view of caring for aging relatives as an obligation that should be borne by the family.

  • Nov 10, 2014

Gene variants associated with so-called good cholesterol appear to contribute to long life expectancy

  • Nov 7, 2014

The focus on alternatives to institutional care comes amid rapid growth of the U.S. elderly population.

  • Nov 1, 2014

A neighbor and others help the D.C. resident return to his co-op after four years in a hospital and nursing home.

  • Oct 29, 2014

RAND study says informal elder care cost would be higher — $642 billion--if replaced by skilled nursing care

  • Oct 28, 2014

Flavanols, found in cocoa and tea, reverse cognitive decline in a key area of the brain, study shows.

  • Oct 26, 2014

Mice, fed the human equivalent of about an ounce of walnuts a day, performed better on memory tests.

  • Oct 21, 2014
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