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Professor David Stott

About the journal

Age and Ageing is an international journal publishing refereed original articles and commissioned reviews on geriatric medicine and gerontology. Its range includes research on human ageing and clinical, epidemiological …

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Free Online Themed Collections

Bone Health

Age and Ageing is the journal of health in older age and it is not surprising that there has been a rich seam of publications on aspects of bone health over the years.

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Sarcopenia online collection

Articles have been collated around the topic of sarcopenia. We hope that the collection will give readers not only an overview of the current state, but a sense of how far we have travelled in sarcopenia research over the last few decades.

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The recruitment of older people to research

Articles have been collated around the lack of older people included in clinical trials. This collection addresses the barriers and challenges of including people over the age of 70 in research.

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Published articles from Age and Ageing have been collated into several collections around various sub themes such as frailty and bone health, you can view all collections here.

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Think of commenting as electronic letters to the editor. They provide an opportunity for readers to respond to any of the articles in the journal.

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See a sample of content which has been picked up in the news, including BBC News, The Telegraph and ITV News.

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BGS Blog

The BGS blog aims to presents issues relevant to people working to improve the health and care of older people.

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