International Journal of Aging Research

  • Age-related circadian disturbances in melatonin causing changes in thymus hormones and glucocorticoids rhythmicity in healthy animals and humans

    Age-related circadian disturbances in melatonin causing changes in thymus hormones and glucocorticoids rhythmicity in healthy animals and humans Labunets Irina F. State Institute of Genetic and Regenerative Medicine National Academy of Medical Sciences of Ukraine, Vyshgorodskaya Street 67, PO Box: 04114 Kiev, Ukraine; Circadian rhythms of the organism functions cause its adaptation to changes in environmental lighting. The pineal gland is a key regulator of the circadian rhythms of the immune system. The thymus, its central organ, is the source…

  • Are self-consciousness and mindfulness altered by aging?

    Are self-consciousness and mindfulness altered by aging? Pierre A. Guertin Full professor, Department of Psychiatry and Neurosciences, Faculty of Medicine, Université Laval, Quebec City, QC, Canada; Laval University Medical Center, Quebec City, QC, Canada, G1V4G2 It is well known that aging is the process of becoming older. It is also associated normally with a progressive loss of biological functions – both physical and mental –, underlied by naturally-occurring changes at the molecular level that may lead to the development of…

  • Is Propanediol a safer molecule than some other glycols in personal care and anti-aging biocosmeceutical products?

    Is Propanediol a safer molecule than some other glycols in personal care and anti-aging biocosmeceutical products? Pierre A. Guertin Full professor, Department of Psychiatry and Neurosciences, Faculty of Medicine, Université Laval, Quebec City, QC, Canada; Laval University Medical Center, Quebec City, QC, Canada, G1V4G2 Propanediol (1,3-propanediol) is an ingredient increasingly used by the industry for electronic cigarettes, personal care creams and anti-aging serums among many other products. For some skin care purposes, it is used to enhance the transdermal absorption…

  • Entropy production as a physical pacemaker of lifespan in mole-rats

    Entropy production as a physical pacemaker of lifespan in mole-rats L. Triana1, G. Cocho2, R. Mansilla3, & J.M. Nieto-Villar4* 1Complete Pharmaceutics, Florida, United States of America. 2Instituto de Física de la UNAM, México 3Centro de Investigaciones Interdisciplinarias en Ciencias y Humanidades, UNAM, México. 4Department of Chemical-Physics, A. Alzola Group of Thermodynamics of Complex Systems of M.V. Lomonosov Chemistry Chair, Faculty of Chemistry, University of Havana, Cuba. This work discusses the relationship of the biological aging between mole-rats and rats through…

  • Diagnosis and monitoring of Alzheimer Disease with saliva biomarker BACE1

    Diagnosis and monitoring of Alzheimer Disease with saliva biomarker BACE1 Dr SJ Kellner and Prof M Ferchichi Mesencell Biotech International Ltd, 20-22 Wenlock Road, London, N1 7GU, United Kingdom Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is characterized by the slow decline of cognition and functional abilities over time. The diagnosis for probable and possible AD relies principally on clinical criteria. The confirmation of the disease is made post-mortem by identifying extracellular senile plaques and intraneuronal fibrillary tangles in the brains of subjects with…

  • Geriatrics and e-Technology: a personalized follow-up of elderly residents in nursing homes to anticipate the decompensation of geriatric syndromes. Rationale for a first prospective study Ger-e-Tech

    Geriatrics & e-Technology: a personalized follow-up of elderly residents in nursing homes to anticipate the decompensation of geriatric syndromes. Rationale for a first prospective study Ger-e-Tech A.A. Zulfiqar1,2, A. Hajjam3, B. Gény2, S. Talha2,4, M. Hajjam5, J. Hajjam6, S. Ervé6, E. Andrès 2,7 1Department of Geriatrics, University Hospital of Rouen, Saint-Julien Hospital, 76141 Le Petit Quevilly, France; 2Research Unit EA 3072 “Mitochondrie, Stress oxydant et Protection musculaire”, Faculté de Médecine de Strasbourg, Université de Strasbourg (UdS), 4 rue Kirschleger, 67091…

  • Telemedicine and Dermatology in the elderly in France: inventory of experiments

    Telemedicine and Dermatology in the elderly in France: inventory of experiments A.A. Zulfiqar1,2, A. Hajjam3, S. Talha2,4, Geny B2, M. Hajjam5, J. Hajjam6, S. Ervé6, E. Andrès 2,7 1Department of Geriatrics, University Hospital of Rouen, Saint-Julien Hospital, 76141 Le Petit Quevilly, France; 2Research Unit EA 3072 “Mitochondrie, Stress oxydant et Protection musculaire”, Faculté de Médecine de Strasbourg, Université de Strasbourg (UdS),4 rue Kirschleger, 67091 Strasbourg, France; 3Research Unit EA 4662 “Nanomédecine, Imagerie, Thérapeutiques”, Université de Technologie de Belfort-Montbéliard (UTBM), Belfort-Montbéliard,…

  • Emotional Intelligence in Older Adults: Psychometric Properties of Trait Meta Mood Scale

    Emotional Intelligence in Older Adults: Psychometric Properties of Trait Meta Mood Scale Nerea Galdona1, Aitor Aritzeta2, Cristina Martínez-Taboada2, Erkuden Aldaz1, Elena Urdaneta3 1Matia Institute, Spain;2University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU), Spain;3Euskanpus, Spain Nowadays, ageing in a healthy way is one of the greatest challenges of our era. The management of emotions is a powerful predictor of psychological well-being and health during all periods of life. However, to date, such evidence cannot be extended accurately to the older adult population since…

  • Changing Roles of Care Team Members within New Models of Care Delivery in Residential Care Facilities: Implications for the Delivery of Quality of Care

    Changing Roles of Care Team Members within New Models of Care Delivery in Residential Care Facilities: Implications for the Delivery of Quality of Care Karen M. Kobayashi1*, Ruth Kampen2, Amy Cox3, Denise Cloutier4, Heather Cook5, Deanne Taylor6, Gina Gaspard7, Mushira Mohsin Khan8 1 PhD, Department of Sociology and Institute on Aging and Lifelong Health, University of Victoria, Victoria, BC, V8W 3P5, Canada; 2MA, Department of Sociology, University of Victoria; 3MA, Department of Sociology, University of Victoria; 4PhD, Department of Geography…

  • The Genetic and environmental risk Factors of Alzheimer’s disease

    The Genetic and environmental risk Factors of Alzheimer’s disease Jyoti Yadav and Prof. Anoop Kumar Verma University- King Georges Medical University, Lucknow Alzheimer is one of the most common neurodegenerative disease generally found in the form of dementia in old age population. Advanced age is still considered as most influencing risk factors for this disease. WHO reported that dementia is the seventh leading cause of death in 2018 and affecting about fifty million people worldwide. Aging led to impair protein…