Geriatrics is the branch of medicine which is concerned with diagnosis, treatment and prevention of disease those who are suffering with aging .The geriatric society’s health in aging fountain estimates that the over half of the older adults have at least three medical problems, including heart disease, dementia and diabetes. Working with the organization, of geriatrics leaders who identify the resources that are available to support the new model and create a strategy to implement.Read More
Geriatric oncology is a branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis and the treatment of cancer in the older people of age above 65.As this has received a lot of attention within the community due to the fact that the ranging of population. The specific type of cancer are breast cancer, on small cell lung cancer, prostate cancer, gastrointestinal cancer and small lymphocytic leukemia.as this study is conducted in hospital that was established by a clinic staffed by a geriatricians to assist a cancer treatment and analyses them. As the cancer specialists were collected with the nurses and care by physicians.Read More
Cell signaling is defined as the process of cell communicating with other cells within the body as this the vast network of communication between each cell of our body. Some of the forms of cell signaling are intracellular and intercellular. The intracellular are produced by same cell that receives the signal whereas the intercellular signals are travel throughout the body.Read More
Gerontology is defined as the study of social, cultural and biological aspects aging as it mainly involves in the scientific study of physical, mental and societal changes which in the older people. Gerontology is not to be with geriatrics, which specifically refers to the treatment of elder people
Gerontology includes the endeavors like investigating the aging process, investigating the interface between the normal ageing and age related disease, investigating the effect of our aging population on the society on pensions and insurance, applying this knowledge to policies and programs.
Gerontology has different types contain in it as bio gerontology, social gerontology, and some academic resources. Bio gerontology includes the subfield of gerontology dedicated to the biomedical gerontology and experimental gerontology.in this the curing age related diseases in one approach and slowing down them with physical exercises. Social gerontology includes the multi-disciplinary which specializes in working with elder people. They also responsible for educating and advancing the broader causes of older people by giving them the information with books, programs and presentations
The statistics of Canada which was conducted in 2013 the older age people are about 15.3%,25% in Japanese,21% of Germans,21% of Italians and 16 % of British. IN India three fourths of Indian elders live in rural areas in this the 34% with vision problems, 26% with high blood pressure by 10%diabets and 9% with heart disease.
Psychiatric disorders can be defined as health condition that changes a person’s thinking, feelings, behavior and that causes the person to feel distress and difficulty in functioning. The main psychiatric disorders are epilepsy; Parkinson’s disease and multiple sclerosis are brain disorders .the symptoms seen in the psychiatric disorders are feeling sad, extreme mood changes of highs and lows, major changes in eating habits, confused thinking, excessive anger and suicidal thinking.Read More
Nutrition is the science that has the interaction between the nutrients and other substances in food, growth, health and disease of an organism. The nutrition care process is designed to improve the quality of the individualized care of the patients and it is not intend to standardize nutrition care for each patient. There are four steps involved in it as nutrition assessment, nutrition diagnosis, nutrition intervention and nutrition monitoring and evaluation.it generally involves the use of diet in the treatment and management of the disease caused.Read More
It aims to explain why to survival, reproductive success, and functioning of almost all the organisms decline at the elder age. Evolutionary theories of aging are useful because they have open new opportunities for further research.Read More
Demographics is the study of population based on factors like age, race and sex these include the governments, non-governments organization to know more about the population characteristics for many things. The use of demographics is to determine whether its products and services are targetedRead More
Psychiatry is a medical specialty which is used for the diagnosis, prevention and treatment for mental disorders. These have a skills, knowledge and attitudes to be achieved by general, deal with organic and functional syndromes .Read More
Neuro degeneration is a progressive loss of structure or function of neurons and cause death and the specific disorders are Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, batten disease.it is a greatest risk factor for aging people with having the mitochondrial DNA mutations and oxidative stressRead More
Cognitive ageing describes about the process of gradual, longitudinal changes in functions that accompany the aging process. The main factors affecting them are experience, health status, lifestyle, education, sex differences, racial and ethnic differences and emotional factors. Therefore the cognitive aging is more preferable to terms like normal aging. For an individual cognitive aging is best assessed at several points in time like finding support to value of research on the trajectories of cognitive aging and the tools used to assess cognitive changes including the norms.Read More
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