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Kydd, A. & Fleming, A. (2017). Prescribing for the Oldest Old. Journal of Palliative Care & Medicine. 7(5 (supp.))doi:10.4172/2165-7386-C1-010. ISSN 2165-7386
Given the global increase in people over the age of 85, there is a growing body of literature looking at treating the oldest old. However much of this work is confined to the...
Mosey, H., Núñez, J., Goring, A., Clarkin, C. E., Staines, K. A., Lee, P. D., …Javaheri, B. (in press). Sost deficiency does not alter bone’s lacunar or vascular porosity in mice. Frontiers in Materials. doi:10.3389/fmats.2017.00027
SCLEROSTIN (Sost) is expressed predominantly in osteocytes acting as a negative regulator of bone formation. In humans, mutations in the SOST gene lead to skeletal overgrowth ...
Hubbard, G., Taylor, C., Beeken, B., Campbell, A., Gracey, J., Grimmett, C., …Gorely, T. (2017). Research priorities about stoma- related quality of life from the perspective of people with a stoma: a pilot survey. Health expectations. , 1-7. doi:10.1111/hex.12585. ISSN 1369-6513
Background:There is a recognized need to include patients in setting research priorities. Research priorities identified by people with a stoma are rarely elicited.
15 August 2017
15 August 2017
The Workplace Team, Health Promotion, Fife Health & Social Care Partnership and Fife Health & Wellbeing Alliance commissioned the Employment Research Institute, Edinburgh Napi...
21 June 2017
21 June 2017
The prevalence of dementia in the UK is increasing with over 800,000 people currently affected. Of this number in excess of 40,000 are aged under 65 years suggesting that a si...
19 May 2017
19 May 2017
The Employment Research Institute invites you to the Ageing and the Workplace workshop.
The ageing of the population will have a significant impact on ...
Egdell, V., Stavert, J. & McGregor, R. (in press). The legal implications of dementia in the workplace. Ageing and society. ISSN 0144-686X
Dementia is a growing issue in the United Kingdom (UK) with over 800,000 people affected. Of these people in excess of 40,000 are aged under 65 years. Thus, a significant numb...
Pegington, M., Adams, J. E., Bundred, N. J., Campbell, A., Howell, A., Howell, S. J., …Harvey, M. (2017). Recruitment to the “breast - activity and healthy eating after diagnosis” (B-AHEAD) randomized controlled trial. Integrative Cancer Therapies. 1-7doi:10.1177/1534735416687850. ISSN 1534-7354
Excess weight at breast cancer diagnosis and weight gain during treatment are linked to increased breast cancer specific and all-cause mortality. The Breast—Activity and Healt...
Hubbard, G., O’Carroll, R., Munro, J., Mutrie, N., Haw, S., Mason, H. & Treweek, S. (2016). The feasibility and acceptability of trial procedures for a pragmatic randomised controlled trial of a structured physical activity intervention for people diagnosed with colorectal cancer: findings from a pilot trial of cardiac rehabilitation versus usual care (no rehabilitation) with an embedded qualitative study. Pilot and Feasibility Studies. 2(1)doi:10.1186/s40814-016-0090-y. ISSN 2055-5784
Background: Pilot and feasibility work is conducted to evaluate the operational feasibility and acceptability of the intervention itself and the feasibility and acceptability ...
Bailey, K. A., Baker, J., Spassiani, N. A. & Meisner, B. A. (2012). Gatekeepers of Gerontological Research: A Pilot Study Investigating Factors Influencing Research Compliance. Research on Aging. 34(5), 499-506. doi:10.1177/0164027512444290. ISSN 0164-0275
Gerontological studies note research noncompliance as a limitation of their results; however, few investigations focus on ways to minimize noncompliance.
Additionally, older a...
Kydd, A. (2017, July). Ageism. Paper presented at International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics, San Francisco
The developed world has an increasing number of people who are classed as the ‘old’, with the largest increase being those aged over eighty-five years. Population ageing is a ...
Egdell, V., Fuertes, V., Chen, T. & Tjandra, N. (2017, July). The Impact of an Ageing Workforce on Hong Kong’s Service Sector. Paper presented at The British Society of Gerontology 46th Annual Conference, Swansea University
The population in Hong Kong is ageing. This population ageing will have a significant impact on the makeup of the labour market and employment practices. Nevertheless, researc...
Egdell, V., Stavert, J., Ritchie, L., Tolson, D., Danson, M. & Cook, M. (2017, July). Employer Responses to Dementia in the Workplace in Scotland. Paper presented at The British Society of Gerontology 46th Annual Conference, Swansea University
It is estimated that approximately 90,000 people across Scotland have dementia. Dementia is most common in people over 65 years but it can also affect working age people. As t...
Egdell, V., Chen, T., Maclean, G. & Raeside, R. (2017). The Ageing Workforce and Employers in Fife. http://www.healthyfife.net/ageing-workforce-employers-fife/: NHS Fife
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