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The Bolton-born professor who transformed the way strokes are treated
MOST of us probably have a relative or friend who has suffered a stroke and are all too aware of how common this can be.
Thu Dec 12, 2013
Evaluation of patient-centered rehabilitation model targeting older...
The purpose of this study was to evaluate outcomes for older persons post-hip fracture repair, including those with cognitive impairment , following implementation of a novel model of care - the Patient-Centered Rehabilitation Model including persons with CI .
Acute kidney injury, sodium disorders, and hypercalcemia in the aging ...
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Wed Dec 11, 2013
Increase in Hong Kong's over 70s population to cause dramatic rise in hip fractures
A new report issued today by the International Osteoporosis Foundation shows that broken bones due to osteoporosis pose a major and growing health problem in the Asia-Pacific.
BlueCross Establishes Vicky B. Gregg Chair At UTC
Vicky B. Gregg; Bill Gracey, president and CEO of BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee; UTC Chancellor Steven Angle; Dr. Chris Smith, interim director, UTC School of Nursing The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga announces the establishment of the Vicky B. Gregg Chair of Gerontology in its School of Nursing.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Rowan-SOM receives $1M for education, research in geriatric issues
Eric Nagele, of Washington Township, does research at UMDNJ. Nagele, along with other local medical students under the direction of UMDNJ researcher Dr. Robert Nagele, have found way to test blood to determine whether a person is beginning to develop Parkinson's.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Vascular Dysfunction and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: The...
From the Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center, George E. Whalen VA Medical Center, Salt Lake City, UT ; Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Geriatrics and Department of Neurology , University of Utah, Salt Lake City; Department of Health and Exercise Sciences, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY ; Institute of Preventative ... (more)
Enzymotec Ltd. Announces Publication Acceptance of Clinical Study...
MIGDAL HA'EMEQ, Israel, Dec. 9, 2013 -- Enzymotec Ltd. , a developer, manufacturer and marketer of innovative bio-functional lipid ingredients, announced today the acceptance for future publication of its clinical study results evaluating the safety and effectiveness of Vayacog The article manuscript titled "Phosphatidylserine containing omega-3 ... (more)
Mother with dementia 'warehoused,' daughter says
Kathy Tomlinson has worked as an investigative reporter for more than a decade. She is currently host of CBC Vancouver's news segment Go Public.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Safe Haven for IPV Abuse Victims a Life or Death Matter
Qualitative Social Work, Sep-2013 ; Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, NovDec-2013 ; Journal of Nursing Education and Practice, Nov-2103 ; Heart, Lung and Circulation, Nov-2013 ; Health Education and Behavior, Oct-2013 ; Nurse Education Today, Nov-2013 ; BMC Geriatrics, Sep-2-13 ; Pediatrics, Nov-2013 ; Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, ... (more)
Wall St. Cheat Sheet
7 Anti-Aging Foods That Are a Fountain of Youth
Time eventually catches up to everyone. Aging is a fact of life, and it is never too early to start preparing.
Herbal antioxidants improve learning and memory, could decrease Alzheimer's risk
Susan Farr, PhD, professor of geriatrics at St. Louis University School of Medicine, presented her preliminary findings regarding herbs that can reduce cognitive decline at a Society for Neuroscience conference, Neuroscience 2013.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
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Estimate: 135 million worldwide with dementia by 2050Estimate: 135...
MARCH 18: Day guest Helga Zoehn crossed the room in the geriatric day care facility of the German Red Cross at Villa Albrecht on March 18, 2013 in Berlin, Germany.
Intelligent systems to benefit...
Engineering students at Ngee Ann Polytechnic and healthcare professionals at Khoo Teck Puat Hospital have jointly developed intelligent systems which will benefit patients who have dementia and are prone to falls.
Healthy Aging: To Stay Physically Active, Better Start Early
Unlike their predecessors, baby boomers will remain as physically and mentally active as ever, even as they retire from their day jobs.
Arthroscopy Devices Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share,...
Arthroscopy is defined as the visualization of the internal structure of a joint conducted with the help of imaging equipments such as endoscopes.
AHRQ Innovations Exchange
Provider Training, Standardized Protocol, and Onsite Specialists...
Project ADAPT tested a multifaceted intervention to improve the diagnosis and treatment of depression in older adults in rural sites.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Taking Care of Mom
Our special report on caring for your elderly parents was literally a labor of love for our staff.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Temporal Evolution of Cognitive Changes in Incident Hypertension:...
From the School for Mental Health and Neuroscience, Alzheimer Centre Limburg, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands ; and Department of Geriatrics, Radboud Alzheimer Centre, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands .
Choose the Right Long-Term-Care Facility for Your Parents
About ten years ago, when Donna Braley was 79, her family started to notice that she was having trouble doing the things that she had always loved to do -- crocheting, cooking, doing crossword puzzles.