Gerontology & Geriatrics

New frailty index to improve aged care outcomes

A new frailty index, developed and validated by the SAHMRI-based Registry of Senior Australians (ROSA), is set to improve aged care and health outcomes for vulnerable older people.

Medical research

Strategy proposed for preventing diseases of aging

Medicine focuses almost entirely on fighting chronic diseases in a piecemeal fashion as symptoms develop. Instead, more efforts should be directed to promoting interventions that have the potential to prevent multiple chronic ...

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