42 U.S. Code § 242q–4 - Definitions
(1) Aging research
(A) The term “aging research” means research on the aging process and on the diagnosis and treatment of diseases, disorders, and complications related to aging, including menopause. Such research includes research on such treatments, and on medical devices and other medical interventions regarding such diseases, disorders, and complications, that can assist individuals in avoiding institutionalization and prolonged hospitalization and in otherwise increasing the independence of the individuals.
Source(Pub. L. 101–557, title III, § 304, formerly § 305,Nov. 15, 1990, 104 Stat. 2770; renumbered § 304,Pub. L. 109–482, title I, § 104(b)(3)(B),Jan. 15, 2007, 120 Stat. 3694.)
Section was enacted as part of the Home Health Care and Alzheimer’s Disease Amendments of 1990, and not as part of the Public Health Service Act which comprises this chapter.