Aging Research Center researchers in the media

The article “To Prevent Alzheimer’s, Diet and Exercise Are Effective, Large Study Shows” topped Time Magazine’s daily bulletin on July 14. Read more: http://time.com/2982908/to-prevent-alzheimers-diet-and-exercise-are-effective-large-study-shows/?xid=newsletter-brief The Swedish Public Service news program Rapport aired the segment ”Fler kvinnor blir 100 år – …

New film highlights three findings on reducing dementia risk

An interview with Professor Laura Fratiglioni is included in “Forska För Livet” a new film by Lisa Belfrage och Marianne Gustavsson. A film that tries to answer questions about what it means to be human and what social conditions we …

New ARC study on risk of dementia published in Neurology

A new study by ARC researchers Chengxuan Qiu, Eva von Strauss, Lars Bäckman, Bengt Winblad, and Laura Fratiglioni suggests that the risk of developing dementia may have declined over the past 20 years in Stockholm. The study, published in the online version …

House of Aging Research profiled in Affärstidningen Näringsliv

ARC, the Stockholm Gerontology Research Center, and the Swedish Dementia Center–which together constitute the House of Aging Research–are described in an article in “Swedish Life Science,” a supplement distributed with the most recent issue of Affärstidningen Näringsliv, a Swedish newspaper. …

Dementia a threat to public health and the economy

Professors Bengt Winblad and Anders Wimo, both affiliated with ARC, contributed to an editorial published yesterday in the Swedish daily newspaper Svenska Dagbladet. The article, which focuses on the lack of balance between the magnitude of the problem of dementia and the funding …

Laura Fratiglioni profiled on Äldre i Centrum website

The magazine Äldre i Centrum has published an in-depth interview with ARC’s Director, Laura Fratiglioni, on its website. The article covers her career path and research and describes the ongoing challenges she sees in the world of research, including gender equality and …

Debora Rizzuto’s research featured in the magazine Medicinsk Vetenskap

Debora Rizzuto’s dissertation, “Living longer than expected: protective and risk factors of human longevity” is the topic of an article in the most recent issue of Karolinska Institutet’s popular science magazine, Medicinsk Vetenskap. Rizzuto is continuing her research at ARC.

Eva von Strauss interviewed about Red Cross withdrawl from Stockholm eldercare

Researcher Eva von Strauss, who received her doctoral degree at ARC in 2000 and is now director of eldercare institutions for the Red Cross in Stockholm, has been widely interviewed by Swedish media over a decision by the Red Cross …

Professors Miia Kivipelto and Laura Fratiglioni are partners in new EU project on healthy aging

ARC Professors Miia Kivipelto and Laura Fratiglioni will participate in a 5.8 million euro European Union Project called HATICE, Healthy Aging Through Internet Counseling in the Elderly. Professor Kivipelto will lead the ARC portion of the HATICE project, which involves …