Current Challenges and Management of Diseases in the Elderly Population


Series: Geriatrics, Gerontology and Elderly Issues
BISAC: MED032000

Current Challenges and Management of Disease in the Elderly Population is a comprehensive insight into the diseases and their management in elderly population during ageing. The book provides information on the development in the understanding, diagnosis and management of major diseases through biological and technological interventions. Non-communicable diseases currently infesting old age population will have a huge epidemiological burden on the health care system in the near future. Middle- and high-income countries warrant sincere efforts to provide information on the current challenges and management of disease in the elderly population in health care professionals and social organizations related to the health of society. The book is a holistic approach by international authors from different fields on major diseases, which are predominantly increasing at an alarming rate in old age population around the globe.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Chapter 1. Stem Cell Aging: An Epigenetic Perspective
(Kulwant Singh, PhD, and Chandra Prakash Chaturvedi, PhD, Stem Cell Research Center, Department of Hematology, Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow, India)

Chapter 2. Failure of Optimum Activation in Aged T Cells Compromises Their Response to Antigens
(Amit Kumar Kureel, Bharat Singh, and Ambak Kumar Rai, PhD, Department of Biotechnology, Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology Allahabad, Prayagraj, India)

Chapter 3. Diabetes, Neuropathy in Elderly Population
(Hamid Ashraf and Mehdi Hayat Shahi, Rajiv Gandhi Centre For Diabetes and Endocrinology, J. N. Medical College, A. M. U, Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh, India, and others)

Chapter 4. Bone Diseases in the Elderly Population: Challenges and Management
(Yoganchal Mishra, Pradeep K. Shukla, PhD, Neelam Yadav, PhD, Department of Biochemistry, Dr. Rammanohar Lohia Avadh University, Faizabad, India, and others)

Chapter 5. Osteoporosis in Female: Strategies for Prevention, Promotion, and Restoration of Bone Health
(Vivek Dixit, James Pegrum, Bhavuk Garg, Nishank Mehta, Vijay Kumar, Dinesh K. Dhanwal and Rajesh Malhotra, Department of Orthopaedics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India, and others)

Chapter 6. Aging Eye: An Insight to Common Vision Problems and Associated Challenges
(Sanjay Kumar Ojha, PhD, Vijay Kumar Singh, PhD, K. M. Ashwin, Mukesh Damala, K. Shiva Vaishnavi, Om Prakash Narayan, PhD, and Vivek Singh, PhD, Brien Holden Eye Research Center and Center for Ocular Regeneration, L. V. Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad, Telangana, India, and others)

Chapter 7. Metabolomics: Towards Health Care Challenges and Management in the Elderly Population
(Sonia Gandhi, PhD, and Isha Gupta, Institute of Nuclear Medicine and Allied Sciences, DRDO, India)

Chapter 8. Advancement in Biomarkers Discovery for Elderly Population
(Sania Bajaj, Ajay Kumar Sharma, PhD, M. H. Yashavarddhan, PhD, Arpana Vibhuti, PhD, Sandeep Kumar Shukla, PhD, Institute of Nuclear Medicine & Allied Sciences, Defence Research Development Organization, Delhi, India, and others)

Chapter 9. The Role of Natural Polyphenols on Neurodegenerative Disorders
(Shambhoo Sharan Tripathi, Mallika Chatterjee and Abhishek Kumar Singh, Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Science, University of Allahabad, Allahabad, India, and others)

Chapter 10. The Role of Diet and Nutrition in Brain Health
(Kanishka Singh, MD, Department of Home Science, Meerut College, Chaudhary Charan Singh University, Meerut, India)

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Audience: Health professionals; Scientists; Researchers; Physicians; Nurses; Nutritionists; Academicians

Keywords: Cognition, brain health, osteoporosis, diabetes, Alzheimer ’s disease

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