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Aging Research and Preventive Medicine

Profile of the research cluster

Demographic change is a big challenge, but it also offers great opportunities. If people succeed in prolonging the period of healthy aging, the burden on society and the individual caused by demographic change can be minimized. It is important to maximize the number of healthy life years and to ensure the highest possible quality of life in old age through innovative approaches in the medical care of older people and targeted prevention.

Diseases such as dementia or degenerative diseases of the musculoskeletal system but also metabolic diseases are becoming increasingly complex. For an effective treatment, therefore, it requires the expertise of different disciplines. The MSH covers with the health campus Hamburg and the university campus at the Helios hospitals Schwerin the multiplicity of achievement ranges and a broad spectrum of authority in health and medicine.

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