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MrOS and TTrials: Two rich new resources for men's health research

Posted by Corey DelVecchio on March 10 2021

More exciting news this month as our AgingResearchBiobank continues to grow! Our latest collections spotlight two important clinical studies on older men's health. If you're studying sex differences in risks and resilience as we age, be sure to connect to these newly released Biobank resources...

Read More: https://www.nia.nih.gov/research/blog/2021/03/two-rich-new-resources-mens-health-research

SOF: Long-running fractures study doubles as a bountiful women's health data source

Posted by Corey DelVecchio on August 12 2020

More than one-third of people aged 65 years and older fall each year. The risk of falling and fall-related problems like fractures and loss of mobility rises with age and is affected by other health conditions and some medications...

Read More: https://www.nia.nih.gov/research/blog/2020/08/long-running-fractures-study-doubles-bountiful-womens-health-data-source

SWAN: Biospecimens and Data on Women's Aging Available Through NIH Biobank

Posted by Corey DelVecchio on June 10 2020

The Study of Women's Health Across the Nation (SWAN) helps scientists, health care providers, and patients understand the relationship between women's midlife experiences, such as menopause, and their health and quality of life in later years. SWAN...

Read More: https://orwh.od.nih.gov/in-the-spotlight/all-articles/biospecimens-and-data-womens-aging-available-through-nih-biobank

After LIFE: Thanks to AgingResearchBiobank, Groundbreaking Study Data Continues to Inspire Us

Posted by Corey DelVecchio on May 20 2020

Maintaining the ability to walk without assistance and perform daily activities is essential for health and independence as we age. Conducted from 2010 to 2013, the NIA-supported Lifestyle Interventions and Independence for Elders (LIFE) study examined...

Read More: https://www.nia.nih.gov/research/blog/2020/05/after-life-thanks-agingresearchbiobank-groundbreaking-study-data-continues

A Wealth of Shared Data, Specimens for Aging Research

Posted by Corey DelVecchio on January 30 2019

As part of NIA's mission, we conduct and support various longitudinal and clinical studies on aging that generate a vast collection of biospecimens and related phenotypic and clinical data. When these grants end, it is often hard to maintain such collections with no support...

Read More: https://www.nia.nih.gov/research/blog/2019/01/wealth-shared-data-specimens-aging-research