Age and Ageing

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New guidelines for early detection and treatment of sarcopenia

Newcastle University experts are chairing a national session on new guidelines for the early detection and treatment of sarcopenia—a loss of muscle strength that affects many older people in the UK.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Happy elderly people live longer, say researchers

Happy older people live longer, according to researchers at Duke-NUS Medical School in Singapore. In a study published today in Age and Ageing, the scientific journal of the British Geriatrics Society, the authors found that ...

Health

Smoking linked to frailty in older adults

A recent paper published in Age & Ageing, the scientific journal of the British Geriatrics Society, finds that current smoking in older people increases the risk of developing frailty, though former smokers did not appear ...

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