Recent publications

Witard, O. C., Combet, E. and Gray, S. R. (2020) Long-chain n-3 fatty acids as an essential link between musculoskeletal and cardio-metabolic health in older adults. Proceedings of the Nutrition Society, 79(1), pp. 47-55. (doi: 10.1017/S0029665119000922) (PMID:31282319)

Märker, G., Learmonth, G. , Thut, G. and Harvey, M. (2019) Intra- and inter-task reliability of spatial attention measures in healthy older adults. PLoS ONE, 14(12), e0226424. (doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0226424) (PMID:31869372) (PMCID:PMC6927623)

Donaldson, A. I.C., Neal, S. R., McAlpine, C. H., Quinn, T. , Shenkin, S. D., Ellis, G. and Myint, P. K. (2019) Variation in acute and community service provision of care of the elderly services across Scotland: findings from the Scottish Care of Older People (SCoOP) initial scoping survey. Journal of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, 49(2), pp. 105-111. (doi: 10.4997/JRCPE.2019.204) (PMID:31188337)

Quinn, T. J. , McCleery, J., Flicker, L. and Richard, E. (2019) When is Alzheimer’s not dementia—Cochrane commentary on The National Institute on Ageing and Alzheimer’s Association Research Framework for Alzheimer’s Disease. Age and Ageing, 48(2), pp. 174-177. (doi: 10.1093/ageing/afy167) (PMID:30329009)

Limbert, G., Pond, D. and McBride, A. (2019) Constitutive modelling of skin ageing. In: Limbert, G. (ed.) Skin Biophysics. Series: Studies in mechanobiology, tissue engineering and biomaterials (22). Springer: Cham, pp. 135-192. ISBN 9783030132781 (doi: 10.1007/978-3-030-13279-8_5)

McNair, S. W. , Kayser, S. J. and Kayser, C. (2019) Consistent pre-stimulus influences on auditory perception across the lifespan. NeuroImage, 186, pp. 22-32. (doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2018.10.085) (PMID:30391564) (PMCID:PMC6347568)

Concha-Cisternas, Y. et al. (2019) Association between adiposity levels and cognitive impairment in the Chilean older adult population. Journal of Nutritional Science, 8, e33. (doi: 10.1017/jns.2019.24) (PMID:31656624) (PMCID:PMC6794473)

Hobson, S., Arefin, S., Kublickiene, K., Shiels, P. G. and Stenvinkel, P. (2019) Senescent cells in early vascular ageing and bone disease of chronic kidney disease—a novel target for treatment. Toxins, 11(2), 82. (doi: 10.3390/toxins11020082) (PMID:30717151) (PMCID:PMC6409791)

Lucas-Herald, A. K. , Zürbig, P., Mason, A., Kinning, E., Brown, C. E., Mansoorian, B., Mullen, W. , Ahmed, S. F. and Delles, C. (2019) Proteomic evidence of biological aging in a child with a compound heterozygous ZMPSTE24 mutation. Proteomics Clinical Applications, 13(2), 1800135. (doi: 10.1002/prca.201800135) (PMID:30548811) (PMCID:PMC6492098)

Okely, J. A., Čukić, I., Shaw, R. J. , Chastin, S. F., Dall, P. M., Deary, I. J., Der, G. , Dontje, M. L., Skelton, D. A. and Gale, C. R. (2019) Positive and negative well-being and objectively measured sedentary behaviour in older adults: evidence from three cohorts. BMC Geriatrics, 19, 28. (doi: 10.1186/s12877-019-1026-1) (PMID:30700261) (PMCID:PMC6354406)

Ashburn, A. et al. (2019) Exercise- and strategy-based physiotherapy-delivered intervention for preventing repeat falls in people with Parkinson’s: the PDSAFE RCT. Health Technology Assessment, 23(36), (doi: 10.3310/hta23360) (PMID:31339100)

Tuena, C., Serino, S., Dutriaux, L. , Riva, G. and Piolino, P. (2019) Virtual enactment effect on memory in young and aged populations: a systematic review. Journal of Clinical Medicine, 8(5), e620. (doi: 10.3390/jcm8050620) (PMID:31067784)

Jarlbaek, L., Timm, H., Gott, M. and Clark, D. (2019) A population-based study of patients in Danish hospitals who are in their last year of life. Danish Medical Journal, 66(12), A06190351. (PMID:31791479)

Mooijaart, S. P. et al. (2019) Association between levothyroxine treatment and thyroid-related symptoms among adults aged 80 years and older with subclinical hypothyroidism. JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association, 322(20), pp. 1977-1986. (doi: 10.1001/jama.2019.17274) (PMID:31664429)

Shiels, P. G. , Buchanan, S., Selman, C. and Stenvinkel, P. (2019) Allostatic load and ageing; linking the microbiome and nutrition with age related health. Biochemical Society Transactions, 47(4), pp. 1165-1172. (doi: 10.1042/BST20190110) (PMID:31416886)

Lumsden, M.A. and Sassarini, J. (2019) The evolution of the human menopause. Climacteric, 22(2), pp. 111-116. (doi: 10.1080/13697137.2018.1547701) (PMID:30712396)

Bowen, E. and Searle, R. (2019) ‘They come with a package of issues’: challenges of supporting older victims of domestic violence and abuse. In: Bows, H. (ed.) Violence Against Older Women. Palgrave Macmillan: Basingstoke, pp. 55-78. ISBN 9783030165963 (doi: 10.1007/978-3-030-16597-0_4)

Limbert, G., Masen, M. A., Pond, D., Graham, H. K., Sherratt, M. J., Jobanputra, R. and McBride, A. (2019) Biotribology of the ageing skin—why we should care. Biotribology, 17, pp. 75-90. (doi: 10.1016/j.biotri.2019.03.001)

Rodríguez‐Muñoz, R., Boonekamp, J. J. , Liu, X. P., Skicko, I., Fisher, D. N., Hopwood, P. and Tregenza, T. (2019) Testing the effect of early‐life reproductive effort on age‐related decline in a wild insect. Evolution, 73(2), pp. 317-328. (doi: 10.1111/evo.13679) (PMID:30597559) (PMCID:PMC6590129)

Tully, M. A., McMullan, I. I., Blackburn, N. E., Wilson, J. J., Coll-Planas, L., Deidda, M. , Caserotti, P. and Rothenbacher, D. (2020) Is sedentary behavior or physical activity associated with loneliness in older adults? Results of the European-wide SITLESS study. Journal of Aging and Physical Activity, 28(4), pp. 549-555. (doi: 10.1123/japa.2019-0311) (PMID:31860832)

Tromp, J. et al. (2019) Age-related characteristics and outcomes of patients with heart failure with preserved ejection fraction. Journal of the American College of Cardiology, 74(5), pp. 601-612. (doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2019.05.052) (PMID:31370950)

Babulal, G. M. et al. (2019) Perspectives on ethnic and racial disparities in Alzheimer's disease and related dementias: update and areas of immediate need. Alzheimer's and Dementia, 15(2), pp. 292-312. (doi: 10.1016/j.jalz.2018.09.009) (PMID:30555031)

McGuire, C., Crawford, S. and Evans, J. J. (2019) Effort testing in dementia assessment: a systematic review. Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology, 34(1), pp. 114-131. (doi: 10.1093/arclin/acy012) (PMID:29579143)

McHutchison, C. A., Chappell, F. M., Makin, S., Shuler, K., Wardlaw, J. M. and Cvoro, V. (2019) Stability of estimated premorbid cognitive ability over time after minor stroke and its relationship with post-stroke cognitive ability. Brain Sciences, 9(5), 117. (doi: 10.3390/brainsci9050117) (PMID:31121963) (PMCID:PMC6562568)

Rodríguez‐Muñoz, R., Boonekamp, J. J. , Liu, X. P., Skicko, I., Haugland Pedersen, S., Fisher, D. N., Hopwood, P. and Tregenza, T. (2019) Comparing individual and population measures of senescence across 10 years in a wild insect population. Evolution, 73(2), pp. 293-302. (doi: 10.1111/evo.13674) (PMID:30597539) (PMCID:PMC6590638)

Erens, B., Mitchell, K. R. , Gibson, L., Datta, J., Lewis, R. , Field, N. and Wellings, K. (2019) Health status, sexual activity and satisfaction among older people in Britain: a mixed methods study. PLoS ONE, 14(3), e0213835. (doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0213835) (PMID:30917152) (PMCID:PMC6436725)

Woodhouse, R., Burton, J. K. , Rana, N., Pang, Y. L., Lister, J. E. and Siddiqi, N. (2019) Interventions for preventing delirium in older people in institutional long-term care. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 4, CD009537. (doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD009537.pub3) (PMID:31012953)

Hapca, S., Burton, J. K. , Cvoro, V., Reynish, E. and Donnan, P. T. (2019) Are antidementia drugs associated with reduced mortality after a hospital emergency admission in the population with dementia aged 65 years and older? Alzheimer's and Dementia: Translational Research and Clinical Interventions, 5(1), pp. 431-440. (doi: 10.1016/j.trci.2019.07.011) (PMID:31517030) (PMCID:PMC6728828)

Whitley, E. , Craig, P. and Popham, F. (2020) Impact of the statutory concessionary travel scheme on bus travel among older people: a natural experiment from England. Ageing and Society, 40(11), pp. 2480-2494. (doi: 10.1017/S0144686X19000692) (PMID:33071389) (PMCID:PMC7116195)

Conrad, N. et al. (2019) Diagnostic tests, drug prescriptions, and follow-up patterns after incident heart failure: a cohort study of 93,000 UK patients. PLoS Medicine, 16(5), e1002805. (doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1002805) (PMID:31112552) (PMCID:PMC6528949)

Ferreira, J. P. et al. (2019) Proteomic bioprofiles and mechanistic pathways of progression to heart failure: the HOMAGE study. Circulation, 12(5), e005897. (doi: 10.1161/CIRCHEARTFAILURE.118.005897) (PMID:31104495)

Arnold, M. et al. (2019) Progress in cancer survival, mortality, and incidence in seven high-income countries 1995–2014 (ICBP SURVMARK-2): a population-based study. Lancet Oncology, 20(11), pp. 1493-1505. (doi: 10.1016/S1470-2045(19)30456-5) (PMID:31521509) (PMCID:PMC6838671)

Curl, A. and Mason, P. (2019) Neighbourhood perceptions and older adults’ wellbeing: does walking explain the relationship in deprived urban communities? Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice, 123, pp. 119-129. (doi: 10.1016/j.tra.2018.11.008)

Krawczyk, M. and Sawatzky, R. (2019) Relational use of an electronic quality of life and practice support system in hospital palliative consult care: a pilot study. Palliative and Supportive Care, 17(2), pp. 208-213. (doi: 10.1017/S1478951518000020) (PMID:29516852)

Ferreira, J. P., Rossello, X., Eschalier, R., McMurray, J. J.V. , Pocock, S., Girerd, N., Rossignol, P., Pitt, B. and Zannad, F. (2019) MRAs in Elderly HF Patients Individual Patient-Data Meta-Analysis of RALES, EMPAHSIS-HF, and TOPCAT. JACC: Heart Failure, 7(12), pp. 1012-1021. (doi: 10.1016/j.jchf.2019.08.017) (PMID:31779922)

Robertson, N. A., Hillary, R. F., McCartney, D. L., Terradas-Terradas, M. , Higham, J., Sproul, D., Deary, I. J., Kirschner, K. , Marioni, R. E. and Chandra, T. (2019) Age-related clonal haemopoiesis is associated with increased epigenetic age. Current Biology, 29(16), R786-R787. (doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2019.07.011) (PMID:31430471)

Lisk, R., Uddin, M., Parbhoo, A., Yeong, K., Fluck, D., Sharma, P., Lean, M. E.J. and Han, T. S. (2019) Predictive model of length of stay in hospital among older patients. Aging Clinical and Experimental Research, 31(7), pp. 993-999. (doi: 10.1007/s40520-018-1033-7) (PMID:30191455) (PMCID:PMC6589144)

Stenvinkel, P. and Shiels, P. G. (2019) Long-lived animals with negligible senescence: clues for ageing research. Biochemical Society Transactions, 47(4), pp. 1157-1164. (doi: 10.1042/BST20190105) (PMID:31366472)

Dobson, A. J. et al. (2019) Longevity is determined by ETS transcription factors in multiple tissues and diverse species. PLoS Genetics, 15(7), e1008212. (doi: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1008212) (PMID:31356597) (PMCID:PMC6662994)

Tibbo, A. J., Tejeda, G. S. and Baillie, G. S. (2019) Understanding PDE4's function in Alzheimer's disease; a target for novel therapeutic approaches. Biochemical Society Transactions, 47(5), pp. 1557-1565. (doi: 10.1042/BST20190763) (PMID:31642904) (PMCID:PMC6824677)

Quinn, T. J. , Mooijaart, S. P., Gallacher, K. and Burton, J. K. (2019) Acute care assessment of older adults living with frailty. British Medical Journal, 364, l13. (doi: 10.1136/bmj.l13)

Burton, J. K. , Guthrie, B., Hapca, S. M., Cvoro, V., Donnan, P. T. and Reynish, E. L. (2018) Living at home after emergency hospital admission: prospective cohort study in older adults with and without cognitive spectrum disorder. BMC Medicine, 16(1), 231. (doi: 10.1186/s12916-018-1199-z) (PMID:30526577)

Tsiachristas, A., Ellis, G., Buchanan, S., Langhorne, P. , Stott J, D. and Shepperd, S. (2019) Should I stay or should I go? A retrospective propensity score-matched analysis using administrative data of hospital-at-home for older people in Scotland. BMJ Open, 9, e023350. (doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2018-023350) (PMID:31072849) (PMCID:PMC6527981)

Ross, A. , Selveindran, S. and Anderson, J.E. (2019) Using FRAM to Study Organisational Resilience in Care for the Dependent Older Person in Scotland. 13th International Workshop on the Functional Resonance Analysis Method (FRAM), Malaga, Spain, 27-29 May 2019.

Armitage, J. et al. (2019) Efficacy and safety of statin therapy in older people: a meta-analysis of individual participant data from 28 randomised controlled trials. Lancet, 393(10170), pp. 407-415. (doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(18)31942-1) (PMID:30712900) (PMCID:PMC6429627)

Alkhaldy, A., Edwards, C. A. and Combet, E. (2019) The urinary phenolic acid profile varies between younger and older adults after a polyphenol-rich meal despite limited differences in in vitro colonic catabolism. European Journal of Nutrition, 58(3), pp. 1095-1111. (doi: 10.1007/s00394-018-1625-1) (PMID:29488010) (PMCID:PMC6499760)

Rostamian, S., de Haan, S., van der Grond, J., van Buchem, M. A., Ford, I. , Jukema, J. W. and Sabayan, B. (2019) Cognitive function in dementia-free subjects and survival in old Age: The PROSPER study. American Journal of Medicine, 132(12), 1466-1474.e4. (doi: 10.1016/j.amjmed.2019.06.001) (PMID:31228412)

Palmer, V. J., Gray, C. M. , Fitzsimons, C. F., Mutrie, N., Wyke, S. , Deary, I. J., Der, G. , Chastin, S. F.M. and Skelton, D. A. (2019) What do older people do when sitting and why? Implications for decreasing sedentary behaviour. Gerontologist, 59(4), pp. 686-697. (doi: 10.1093/geront/gny020) (PMID:29771308) (PMCID:PMC6630262)

Wilkinson, M. J.A., Selman, C. , McLaughlin, L., Horan, L., Hamilton, L., Gilbert, C., Chadwick, C. and Flynn, J. N. (2019) Progressing the care, husbandry and management of ageing mice used in scientific studies. Laboratory Animals, 54(3), pp. 225-238. (doi: 10.1177/0023677219865291) (PMID:31403890) (PMCID:PMC7301645)

Mahinrad, S. et al. (2019) Spatial QRS-T angle and cognitive decline in older subjects. Journal of Alzheimer's Disease, 67(1), pp. 279-289. (doi: 10.3233/JAD-180633) (PMID:30584139)

Coll-Planas, L. et al. (2019) Exercise referral schemes enhanced by self-management strategies to reduce sedentary behaviour and increase physical activity among community-dwelling older adults from four European countries: protocol for the process evaluation of the SITLESS randomised controlled trial. BMJ Open, 9(6), e027073. (doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2018-027073) (PMID:31203243)

Welsh, P. , Papacosta, O., Ramsay, S., Whincup, P., McMurray, J. , Wannamethee, G. and Sattar, N. (2019) High sensitivity troponin T and incident heart failure in older men: British Regional Heart Study. Journal of Cardiac Failure, 25(4), pp. 230-237. (doi: 10.1016/j.cardfail.2018.08.002) (PMID:30103019) (PMCID:PMC7083232)

Geriatric Medicine Research Collaborative, ., , , , , , and , (2019) Delirium is prevalent in older hospital inpatients and associated with adverse outcomes: results of a prospective multi-centre study on World Delirium Awareness Day. BMC Medicine, 17, 229. (doi: 10.1186/s12916-019-1458-7) (PMID:31837711) (PMCID:PMC6911703)

Anderson, J.E., Ross, A. J. , Lim, R., Kodate, N., Thompson, K., Jensen, H. and Cooney, K. (2019) Nursing teamwork in the care of older people: A mixed methods study. Applied Ergonomics, 80, pp. 119-129. (doi: 10.1016/j.apergo.2019.05.012)

Xu, R. et al. (2019) HCV genotype 6 prevalence, spontaneous clearance and diversity amongst elderly members of the Li ethnic minority in Baisha County, China. Journal of Viral Hepatitis, 26(5), pp. 529-540. (doi: 10.1111/jvh.13062) (PMID:30629794)