Immunology

Next-gen vaccines set to maintain immunity as the years advance

Vaccine potency drops in the elderly and little is known about why this happens. Now, European scientists are on a mission to understand waning immunity and to develop strategies that make vaccines work effectively in all ...

Gerontology & Geriatrics

Video: Healthy aging

Adding life to your years, not just years to your life is the focus of Jenna Bartley's research. An assistant professor with the UConn Center on Aging and the Department of Immunology, Bartley's research spans both the bench ...

Ophthalmology

Poor eyesight unfairly mistaken for brain decline

Millions of older people with poor vision are at risk of being misdiagnosed with mild cognitive impairments, according to a new study by the University of South Australia.

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.

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