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Fifth Framework Programme
Quality of Life programme – Key Action 6: The ageing population

European Union-backed research projects focusing on the socio-economic aspects of the life sciences and biotechnologies sectors are presented below. These projects, listed with their title and contract number, were carried out during the Fifth Framework Programme (1998-2002) under the Quality of life programme, and relate to the ageing population.

Minority elderly care - QLK6-CT-2000-00779

Ageing, health and retirement in Europe - QLK6-CT-2001-00517

European challenge for healthy ageing - QLK6-CT-2001-00128

European male ageing study: prevalence, incidence and geographical distribution of symptoms of ageing in men and their endocrine, genetic and psychosocial correlates - QLK6-CT-2001-00258

Enabling autonomy, participation and well-being in old age: the home environment as a determinant for healthy ageing - QLK6-CT-2001-00334

Extending quality of life in old age: the state of the art - QLK6-CT-2001-30168

Ageing well: European study of adult well-being - QLK6-CT-2001-00280

Health ageing and education - QLK6-CT-2001-30006

The role of diet on the longevity of elderly Europeans - a study in the context of the European prospective investigation into cancer and nutrition - QLK6-CT-2001-00241

The impact of population ageing on health care expenditure and long-term care costs - QLK6-CT-2001-30084

Looking to a positive future - quality of life of older people with intellectual disabilities - QLK6-CT-2001-30243

Survey on health, ageing and retirement in Europe - QLK6-CT-2001-00360

Prostate disorders: procurement of biomarkers and pharmaceuticals - QLK6-CT-2000-00159

Early development of ovarian follicles - determination of the timing of menopause - QLK6-CT-2000-00338

Development of sensor systems for measuring shear forces in body contact interfaces - QLK6-CT-2000-40572

Ageing-related muscle wasting: Causes, prevention and reversal - QLK6-CT-2000-00530

Cross-national determinants of quality of life and health services for the elderly - QLK6-CT-2000-00664

Sleep disorders in menopausal and postmenopausal ageing women: Prevalence, biological mechanisms animal models, social aspects, treatment and prevention - QLK6-CT-2000-00499

Socio-economic determinants of healthy ageing: from description to explanation - QLK6-CT-1999-02161

Old age and autonomy: the role of service systems and intergenerational family solidarity - QLK6-CT-1999-02182

Enhancing outdoor mobility in later life: personal coping, environmental resources and technical support - QLK6-CT-1999-02236

Opioid treatment of chronic pain and inflammation in the locomotor system - QLK6-CT-1999-02234

Genetic and behavioural risk factors for ageing-related coronary and cerebrovascular disease in Europe: a prospective interdiciplinary European multi-centre study - QLK6-CT-1999-02111

Connectivity in language rehabilitation in stroke - QLK6-CT-1999-02140

Prevention of iron storage disease in the ageing population - QLK6-CT-1999-02237

Visual disability due to macular degeneration in elderly European populations: a multicentre study of prevalence and risk factors - QLK6-CT-1999-02094

Robotic assistance in neuro and motor rehabilitation - QLK6-CT-1999-02282

Disability prevention in the older population : Use of information technology for health risk appraisal and prevention of functional decline - QLK6-CT-1999-02205

Immunology and Ageing in Europe - QLK6-CT-1999-02031

A European project to devise a hospital admission Case-Mix system for elderly patients, plus a standardised method of recording hospital outcome - QLK6-CT-1999-02070

The fe65-app-x11 protein-protein interaction network: towards the generation of new molecular tools for Alzheimer's disease diagnosis and therapy - QLK6-CT-1999-02238

New genes and targets for osteoporosis - QLK6-CT-1999-02108

High frequency stimulation of the subthalamic nucleus: a therapeutic approach to Parkinson' s disease - QLK6-CT-1999-02173

Implementation of patient involvement instruments to improve general practice care for older people in Europe - QLK6-CT-1999-02035



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