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  • Hyperthermia: Too hot for your health
    July 2, 2014

    During the summer, it is important for everyone, especially older adults and people with chronic medical conditions, to be aware of the dangers of hyperthermia. The National Institute on Aging (NIA), part of the NIH, has some tips to help mitigate...

  • 2014 webinar series for professionals on Alzheimer’s and related dementias
    July 2, 2014

    NIA co-hosting 2014 webinar series for professionals on Alzheimer’s and related dementias The National Institute on Aging, Administration for Community Living, and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are collaborating to host a free...

  • NIH-commissioned Census Bureau report highlights effect of aging boomers
    June 30, 2014

    While rates of smoking and excessive drinking have declined among older Americans, prevalence of chronic disease has risen, and many older Americans are unprepared to afford the costs of long-term care in a nursing home, according to a report from...

  • Blog post - grant applicants and just-in-time information
    June 26, 2014

    Grant applicants sometimes receive emails from the NIH asking for additional information on their grant applications. These emails do not necessarily mean the grant will be funded. A new blog post by Dr. Robin Barr, Director of the NIA Division of...

  • NIA Administrative Supplement Now Available
    June 19, 2014

    The NIA Office of Special Populations - in collaboration with each NIA Division - is pleased to offer Administrative Supplements for Aging Research on Health Disparities. These one year awards are designed to support promising research that...

  • Blog post - genetics data available
    June 18, 2014

    A new scientific resource—genetics data on 78,000 participants—is now available to qualified researchers. Scientists studying diseases and conditions such as heart disease, cancer, osteoarthritis, diabetes, insomnia, depression, and...

  • Gene risk factors for age-related brain disorders may affect immune system function
    June 17, 2014

    Scientists have discovered gene variants that affect the function of immune cells in young, healthy people. Interestingly, many of these same gene variants are known risk factors for diseases that occur later in life, including Alzheimer’s and...

  • NIHSeniorHealth.gov offers info on quitting smoking for older adults
    June 17, 2014

    The National Institutes of Health has released a new Web resource to help older adults stop smoking. Quitting Smoking for Older Adults, a new topic from NIHSeniorHealth, offers videos, worksheets, interactive features, strategies, quizzes, and more...

  • Blog post - popular posts of year 1
    June 13, 2014

    Over the past year, more than 25 staff members from the National Institute on Aging have shared their insights on the Inside NIA blog for researchers. This is a great time to catch up on our most popular posts. Want to see a particular topic on the...

  • Looking for programming for seniors?
    June 11, 2014

    Check out the new Talking With Your Doctor Presentation Toolkit from the National Institute on Aging at NIH. It’s an easy-to-use speaker’s guide—no prior knowledge or special training on the topic required. What’s more, the...

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