Navigation Links
Results from study of 8,000 older people in Ireland launched
Date:5/11/2011

The first results from The Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing (TILDA), a national study of 8,000 older people aged 50 and over in Ireland, were launched this week by the Minister for Health and Children, Dr James Reilly.

TILDA is the most comprehensive study ever conducted on ageing in Ireland. Between 2009- 2011, over 8,000 people aged 50 and over were randomly selected across the country and interviewed about many aspects of their lives including issues such as health, financial circumstances and quality of life. Almost 85 per cent of the participants also underwent a rigorous health assessment. The same group will be interviewed every two years until 2018. Further health assessments will be undertaken on the participants in 2014 and 2018. This report, Fifty Plus in Ireland 2011: First Results from the Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing, contains initial findings from the study. TILDA is funded by the Department of Health and Children, Irish Life and The Atlantic Philanthropies.

Commenting on the significance of the study, Principal Investigator of TILDA and Professor of Medical Gerontology, Professor Rose Anne Kenny said: "The importance of this study cannot be understated. By collecting and analysing this data, we will be able to develop a much deeper understanding of the lives and circumstances of older people and of the factors which lead to good health and good quality of life in older ages. This will mean that Ireland will be better placed to plan for the ageing of our population and to help policy makers ensure that limited resources are correctly targeted to those in need. TILDA provides exciting opportunities for Research and Development and new models of service delivery to create employment in this rapidly developing demographic. We are deeply grateful to our participants. Because of their generosity in taking the time to provide us with this crucial information, Ireland now and in the future will greatly benefit."

W
'/>"/>

Contact: Caoimhe Ni Lochlainn
communications@tcd.ie
353-189-62310
Trinity College Dublin
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related medicine news :

1. Lincare Holdings Inc. Announces Fourth Quarter and Year Ended 2009 Financial Results
2. SXC Health Solutions to Host Fiscal 2009 Fourth Quarter and Year End Results Conference Call
3. Team Health Holdings, Inc., Announces Fourth Quarter and Fiscal 2009 Financial Results
4. First blinded study of venous insufficiency prevalence in MS shows promising results
5. NEJM Publishes Trial Results Demonstrating Bard FLAIR Endovascular Stent Graft Is Superior To Balloon Angioplasty For Failing Dialysis Grafts
6. BioMed Realty Trust Reports Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2009 Financial Results
7. Kaiser Foundation Health Plan and Hospitals Report Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2009 Financial Results
8. United American Healthcare Corporation Announces Fiscal 2010 Second Quarter Results
9. Fitness Trend Towards Online Personal Training Gets Real-World Weight Loss Results on FitOrbit.com
10. Protein Sciences Corporation Announces Profitable and Cash Flow Positive Results for 2009 and Management Realignment
11. WebMD Announces Fourth Quarter Financial Results
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:5/25/2015)... (PRWEB) May 25, 2015 World Patent ... products, announces the Hidee-Hose, an undergarment patent that allays ... "The Global Women's Hosiery industry forecasts the market to ... CEO and Creative Director of World Patent Marketing ... is steering ahead and is expected to maintain its ...
(Date:5/25/2015)... Iowa City, Iowa (PRWEB) May 25, 2015 ... Engineering Excellence awards for design of the ... in Iowa City, Iowa.    The project received a National Recognition ... and an Honor Award from ACEC – Iowa. ... outstanding engineering achievements. , The $50.2 million expansion is ...
(Date:5/25/2015)... 2015 After the sensational buzz surrounding ... human wellness company Trivedi Master Wellness™ agrees ... world-class series titled, “Consciousness is Power.” Presently, the Live-Streaming ... 2015 at the routinely allotted time from 10:00pm PST/1:00pm ... be made available to the public and accessible on ...
(Date:5/24/2015)... Pacific Prime has announced that they have launched the ... cost of individual international health insurance. Titled: The Cost of Health ... of health insurance in six top expat destinations, which are also ... Hong Kong , Singapore , China , ... the UK , Article 2 presents an in-depth look ...
(Date:5/24/2015)... 24, 2015 Women’s Excellence ... pressure measurements in patients’ bladder and urethra. This provides ... it if they have reported symptoms of stress urinary ... Women’s Excellence in Bladder Control is a comprehensive center ... or problems with overall control of their bladder. The ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:For The Courtesy Of Women's Health And Looks - World Patent Marketing Presents A New Undergarment Patent 2Health News:For The Courtesy Of Women's Health And Looks - World Patent Marketing Presents A New Undergarment Patent 3Health News:Stanley Consultants’ Expansion of Iowa City Wastewater Treatment Plant Wins National Award 2Health News:Stanley Consultants’ Expansion of Iowa City Wastewater Treatment Plant Wins National Award 3Health News:Hundreds of People Are Thrilled to Hear that Trivedi Master Wellness™ Promises to Hold Another Workshop in June 2015 2Health News:Hundreds of People Are Thrilled to Hear that Trivedi Master Wellness™ Promises to Hold Another Workshop in June 2015 3Health News:Pacific Prime Releases 2nd Article of Cost of Health Insurance Report 2
... hair professionals, some reported that they look at customers, face, ... report in the October issue of Archives of Dermatology ... scalp and neck represented 6 percent of all melanomas and ... United States from 1973 to 2003, with a five-year survival ...
... University School of Medicine have identified a set of genes ... stress in fruit flies. Scientists have previously found mutations ... is distinct because it acts specifically in muscles. The findings ... human aging. The results were published online this week ...
... 17, 2011 The Institute for Aging Research (the ... Inouye, M.D., M.P.H., has been elected to membership in ... that works outside of government to provide unbiased and ... Inouye is the Director of the Aging Brain Center ...
... , MONDAY, Oct. 17 (HealthDay News) --,How well you fare after ... type, a new study finds. Patients with AB blood type ... than those with A, B or O blood types, Duke University ... O blood and may be at greater risk for bleeding and ...
... the City, Carrie, one of the main characters tells her ... never good in bed because they never had to be." ... audiences were exposed to in this show. The show challenged ... gender caricatures that typify so much television fare. Now, a ...
... development of new technology obtained by researchers in Brazil ... will be the topics of debates for scientists from ... held from October 24-26 in Washington, D.C. Sponsored and ... National Science Foundation, Ohio State University and the Woodrow ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Some hair professionals report looking for skin cancer lesions on customers' scalp, neck and face 2Health News:Muscling toward a longer life: Genetic aging pathway identified in flies 2Health News:Hebrew SeniorLife's Dr. Sharon K. Inouye elected to Institute of Medicine 2Health News: Blood Type May Affect Survival After Heart Bypass 2Health News:Women, men and the bedroom 2Health News:FAPESP Week symposium discusses scientific cooperation between Brazil and the US 2Health News:FAPESP Week symposium discusses scientific cooperation between Brazil and the US 3Health News:FAPESP Week symposium discusses scientific cooperation between Brazil and the US 4Health News:FAPESP Week symposium discusses scientific cooperation between Brazil and the US 5
(Date:5/22/2015)... 2015 Research and Markets ( ... "Latest Regulations on Pharmaceutical International Multi-Center Clinical ... This is first time in history, ... international multi-center clinical trials of drugs in ... be implemented on March 1, 2015. The guidance ...
(Date:5/22/2015)... 22, 2015 Richmond Pharmacology ... unit with a worldwide reputation for excellence in ... publications in peer reviewed medical journals. Its officers ... regulators in discussions about rules for transparency and ... (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20150522/745125) , Clinical research is ...
(Date:5/21/2015)... 2015 Research and ... addition of the "North American Joint ... Replacement, Elbow Replacement, Hip Replacement, Knee Replacement, ... report to their offering. ,     (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) ... valued at $4,470.9 million in 2014 and ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:2015 Regulations on Pharmaceutical International Multi-Center Clinical Trials in China 2North American Joint Reconstruction Market 2015-2019 - Zimmer Holdings, DePuy Synthes Companies, Stryker, Biomet & Smith & Nephew Dominates the $4.4 Billion Market 2
Solid 16 mm blades. Self-locking mechanism. Dull finish....
... speculum has wide solid blades ... clearance for the suction ring. ... lids and lashes to clear ... The blades are curved to ...
Angled 45 degrees. Open 13 mm blades. Screw-controlled locking mechanism. Dull finish....
Solid 21 mm blades. Screw-controlled locking mechanism. Dull finish....
Medicine Products: