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




Main Topics

  • 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
  • Proposed Subtopics

    Biology of ageing
  • Ageing - from molecular basis to hormesis
  • The Genetics of Health and Aging: An Expert review
  • Time and the Biology of Aging of cellular damage, and the ability to repair.
  • Biomarkers of ageing, Disease markers for early prevention
  • Supplements
  • I see lots of vitamin supplements for the "golden years." Are they necessary?
  • Combining an antioxidant fortified diet.
  • The effects of omega-3 fatty acids on protecting against age-related changes,
  • Role of coenzyme Q10: energy generation, metabolic flux modulation, gene regulation,
  • Ayurvedic herbals as possible enhancers of healthy ageing and longevity
  • Nutrition - Age defying foods
  • Intervention Programs Tackling Micronutrient Deficiencies
  • Tea Goodness and Tea Flavonoids for Daily Revitalization
  • Nutrition in Utero - Maternal Nutrition and Developmental Origins of Health & Disease
  • Glycemic Index: Evidence in Obesity & Diabetes
  • Soy and Health in Disease Prevention
  • Functional Foods and New Wave in Amino Acid Science
  • Benefits of Breakfast for Children and Adults
  • Malnutrition and Globesity - Translating Evidence to Best Practices
  • Tailor-made food in later life
  • Evidence of calorie restriction in preventing age-related changes,
  • Nutrition and the immune system
  • Potential of Nutrigenomic and Nutrigenetic Science
  • Vegetarianism - An overview
  • Water- truths and myths about water
  • Oncological Health
  • Health Check: What Is Your Cancer Risk?
  • Learn your risk for five of the most common cancers.
  • Telomeres and Cell Death: Prolonging Life but also stimulate tumour growth.
  • The yin and yang of cell aging and cancer.
  • Cancer - Immunotherapy
  • Menopause
  • Women Considering Post-Menopausal Hormone Replacement Therapy
  • Heart disease and the menopause
  • Senses impairment
  • Tips for Choosing a Hearing Aid, Dizziness and deafness
  • Dental and oral health
  • Vision health - Macular Degeneration
  • Eyes and Ear - Latest Treatments, Exercises, Supplements
  • Ageing Skin and Care - Wrinkles and Hair Loss
  • The Ageing Skin Facts: what can be camouflaged, what can be changed?
  • What's Giving Away Your Age?
  • Get the facts on wrinkles, age spots, and skin conditions that become more common with age.
  • Help for Hair Loss-What causes you to lose your hair? And what can you do about it?
  • The ABCs of Premature Graying
  • All you need to know about Botox, cosmetics, plastic surgery
  • Sports and physical activity for longevity
  • I hear 60 minutes a day, how much exercise do people over 50 really need?
  • Nutrition, Exercise Essential Components for Healthy Aging: Living Longer, Stronger in Later Years
  • Running May Reduce Muscle Pain Associated With Aging and the perception of pain with advancing age.
  • Exercise approaches for prevention of frailty
  • Exercise Prescription for healthy ageing
  • Musculoskeletal
  • Is osteoarthritis a part of aging, and is there a way to reduce risks?
  • Ageing upper limbs - (Ageing hands and rheumatological problems)
  • Ageing lower limbs - (from maintaining muscle strength, flexibility and joint motion, to OA hips and Knees, and finally Peripheral vascular disease, diabetic foot and amputations)
  • Preventive Podiatry in Ageing
  • Osteoporosis
  • Ageing spine (cervical, lumbar spine, degenerative disease of spine and osteoporosis)
  • Do men have to worry about their bone health, or is it only women?
  • Vitamin D and calcium supplementation in osteoporosis prevention
  • Injury and fall prevention
  • Sense and Balance in the elderly
  • Contibutors of fall in elderly.
  • Exercising balance and strengthening muscles.
  • Simple early screening tools for fall.
  • Building an infrastructure to prevent falls
  • Weight-bearing exercise program for multiple falls injury prevention.
  • Disability and ageing - Multi-discipline collaboration
  • Healthy ageing for people with disability,
  • The will to live and survival at old age,
  • Quality of care and quality of life
  • Multidiscipline Collaboration - Bridging primary and secondary care
  • Preventing frailty
  • Role of manager, PT, OT, social worker, supporting functional activity of older people
  • Bridging primary and secondary care in care for elderly and care pathways
  • Independent Living
  • What Is Assisted Living?
  • 'Smart' House for Aging
  • Seniorizing Your Home- tips for making your home safer
  • Cardiovascular Health
  • I can prevent heart attack for the next 20 years
  • The Triple Mortality Combination - The Additive Effect of Obesity, Hypertension, and Diabetes
  • Stop Silent Diseases Before They Strike
  • What is a Heart-healthy Diet?
  • Heart failure- the multidisciplinary approach
  • The Giants of atherosclerosis
  • The secrets of Diabetes care
  • The ABCs of Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension management from the guru
  • The metabolic syndrome and ageing
  • Hormone and metabolic interventions in ageing
  • Healthier Lifestyle Predicts Higher Circulating Testosterone in Older Men:
  • Endocrinology of Aging -Role of the Endocrine System in the Biologic Variability of Aging
  • Testosterone - beneficial effects in hypogonadism and ageing,
  • A look at the "andropause",
  • Growth hormone, benefits and risks in ageing patients,
  • Bio-identical hormones.
  • Gastrointestinal Health
  • Gastroesophageal reflux
  • Colonic carcinoma
  • Irritable bowel syndrome
  • Respiratory Health
  • Asthma and COPD
  • Allergic rhinitis
  • Prevetion of Pneumonia
  • Stem Cells
  • Stem cell and osteoarthritis
  • Incontinence
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Fecal incontinence
  • Vaccinations
  • Vaccinations for older adults
  • Risk of vaccination in children
  • Fertility
  • Requirements for maximum fertility
  • The alternative approach in fertility care
  • Allergies And Immune systems .

    * The congress organiser reserves the right to change the timing and the topics without prior notice
    * The finalised topics, speaker and timing will be uploaded on the website one (1) month before the congress