Age and Ageing

Age and Ageing is an international journal publishing refereed original articles and commissioned reviews on geriatric medicine and gerontology. Its range includes research on ageing and clinical, epidemiological, and psychological aspects of later life.

Publisher
Oxford University Press
Website
http://ageing.oxfordjournals.org/

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Health

Study proposes new parameters for diagnosis of sarcopenia

Sarcopenia, a clinical syndrome characterized by progressive and extensive decline in skeletal muscle mass, force and function, is widely considered part of aging. Early diagnosis is extremely important and begins with handgrip ...

Gerontology & Geriatrics

Artificial Intelligence tool could reduce common drug side effects

Research led by the University of Exeter and Kent and Medway NHS and Social Care Partnership Trust, published in Age and Ageing, assessed a new tool designed to calculate which medicines are more likely to experience adverse ...

Medications

In-house pharmacists essential for aged care

Medicines are the most common treatments used in healthcare, especially for older people. But when they're not used correctly, they can cause serious and sometimes fatal outcomes.

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Delirium linked to increase in hospital deaths

Patients with delirium when admitted to hospital are much more likely to die within 30 days and have a longer hospital stay, research shows.

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