1st WORLD CONGRESS ON HEALTHY AGEING
"Evolution: Holistic Ageing in an Age of Change"
19th-22nd March 2012, Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Organised by Malaysian Healthy Ageing Society



Scientific Topics
We have designed a programme that will appeal to medical and healthcare professionals, academicians, care givers, legislators, personnel involved in public care and community services, city planners, advocates for liveable communities and all those interested in the science of healthy ageing.

PROGRAMME OUTLINE (please click on the relevant heading for more details on the scientific programme)


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  • Motivation and Optimism with Ageing
  • Depression
  • Stress
  • Mental health in ageing
  • Addiction and Substance abuse
  • The Golden Age of Sex
  • NeuroPlasticity
  • Neurological Health - stroke, Parkinson's disease, neurodegenerative disease
  • Memory and dementia
  • Healthy Sleep
  • The Dementias
  • Common sleep disorders and their treatment
  • Substance use disorders
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  • Supplements
  • Nutrition - Age defying foods
  • Oncological Health
  • Menopause And Osteoporosis
  • Senses impairment- vision, hearing, ENT
  • Ageing Skin and Care - Wrinkles and Hair Loss
  • Sports and physical activity for longevity
  • Musculoskeletal- Ageing upper limbs, lower limbs and spine
  • Injury and fall prevention
  • Disability and ageing- Multi-discipline collaboration
  • Cardiovascular Health-Heart attacks, heart failure, arrthymias
  • The Giants of atherosclerosis- Diabetes, Hypertension, hyperlipidemia
  • Hormone and metabolic interventions in ageing
  • Gastrointestinal Health- functional bowel disease, colon cancer
  • Respiratory Health- asthma, pneumonia, COPD
  • Stem Cells
  • Vaccinations
  • Fertility
  • Allergies And Immune systems
  • HIV
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  • Spirituality and Ageing
  • Faith, Hope, Love and Purpose in Healthy Ageing
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  • Healthy Ageing in Children and teenagers
  • Retirement
  • Ageing Workforce
  • Ageing Communities
  • Health and legislative policies
  • Environment and accessibility
  • Lifestyle Homes and Retirement Villages
  • Recreation
  • Loneliness And Staying Connected
  • Family and cultural issues
  • Inequalities in health
  • Caregiving
  • Legal
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    • IT and Aged Care
    • Nutrigenomics
    • Stem Cells
    • Telemedicine