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Age and Ageing: In the News

Age and Ageing research in the news

Age and Ageing publishes cutting-edge research across a range of topic areas. Below is a selection of the hot research that has been making the headlines.

2016

Yoga-based exercise improves balance and mobility in people aged 60 and over: a systematic review and meta-analysis
By Sabrina Youkhana, Catherine M. Dean, Moa Wolff, Catherine Sherrington and Anne Tiedemann

This article received coverage in Reuters .

A systematic review and meta-analysis of interventions designed to prevent or stop elder maltreatment
By Liat Ayalon, Sagit Lev, Ohad Green and Uziel Nevo

This article received coverage in Fox News and Reuters .


Sex on the brain! Associations between sexual activity and cognitive function in older age
By Hayley Wright and Rebecca A. Jenks

This article received coverage in Reuters , The Huffington Post and News Max .

2015

Weather warnings predict fall-related injuries among older adults
By Luke Mondor, Katia Charland, Aman Verma, and David L. Buckeridge

This article received coverage in Reuters .

The impact of a home-based walking programme on falls in older people: the Easy Steps randomised controlled trial
By Alexander Voukelatos, Dafna Merom, Catherine Sherrington, Chris Rissel, Robert G. Cumming, and Stephen R. Lord

This article received coverage in Nursing Times , Medical Xpress , and Medical News Today .

Observational cohort study: deprivation and access to anti-dementia drugs in the UK
By Claudia Cooper, Rebecca Lodwick, Kate Walters, Rosalind Raine, Jill Manthorpe, Steve Iliffe, and Irene Petersen.

This article received coverage in The Press , and The Telegraph and Argus .

2014

The human immunodeficiency virus and ageing
By Eva Bunting, Chakravarthi Rajkumar, and Martin Fisher

This articles received coverage in Medical Xpress .

Distance to retail stores and risk of being homebound among older adults in a city severely affected by the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake
By Hiroshi Hirai, Naoki Kondo, Ryohei Sasaki, Shinya Iwamuro, Kanako Masuno, Rika Ohtsuka, Hisayuki Miura, and Kiyomi Sakata.

This articles received coverage in Medical Xpress , EurekAlert , and Counsel and Heal

2013

The demise of the Liverpool Care Pathway: should we ban the highway code because of bad drivers?
By Claud Regnard

This research received coverage in Medical Xpress , The Telegraph , and ITV News .

Unnecessary ward moves
By Marion E.T. McMurdo and Miles D. Witham

This articles received coverage in The Express , BBC News , and The Medical Xpress .

The blog post written on this piece can be read here .

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