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'Low-Carb Fraud' slams Paleo and Atkins plans: Plant-based diets win for health
If you're feeling virtuous about rigorously following a high protein, high fat, very low carbohydrate diet, T. Colin Campbell, Ph.D. has a warning for you: You may be harming your body.
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Report: Alzheimer's as Deadly as Cancer, Heart Disease
Current Centers for Disease Control and Prevention statistics lists Alzheimer's as the sixth leading cause of death.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Committee on Health approves proposed creation of National Center for Geriatric Health
An elderly survivor evacuated from the disaster zone of typhoon Haiyan is wheeled past a V-22 Osprey on tarmac after arriving on a military plane at Villamor Air Base in Manila November 13, 2013.
ENA joins groups in issuing guidelines for geriatric EDs
In response to the proliferation of geriatric EDs geared specifically to patients ages 65 and older, the Emergency Nurses Association, American College of Emergency Physicians, American Geriatrics Society and Society for Academic Emergency Medicine have issued a comprehensive set of geriatric ED guidelines covering everything from staffing to ... (more)
Grand View Research: In-Vitro Diagnostics (IVD) Market Will Grow at a ...
Constantly improving patient awareness levels pertaining to infectious diseases and their subsequent diagnosis, the introduction of advanced molecular and tissue diagnostic tests for cancer such as companion diagnostics and the growing global base of geriatric population are some of the primary drivers for this market.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment and 2-Year Mortality in Elderly...
From the Departments of Geriatric Medicine and Cardiology , Hospital Meixoeiro, Complejo Hospitalario Universitario de Vigo, Vigo, Spain; Instituto de InvestigaciA3n BiomA©dica de Vigo , Vigo, Spain ; Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, Universidad de Santiago de Compostela, Santiago de Compostela, Spain ; and Department of Preventive ... (more)
Low carb diet may make you unhealthy, shorten your life: study
Eating a high protein, low carb diet could actually make you unhealthy and more likely to die younger, a landmark Australian study has found.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Stater Bros. Charities Donates $75,000 to the Geriatrics Department at City of Hope
The social worker will gain hands' on experience working with the geriatrics team, participate in educational conference calls, seminars and conferences, and develop a comprehensive resource manual for older patients that will provide information about support services on campus and in the community.
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Intra-Cellular Therapies Announces Initiation of Phase I/II Clinical...
Intra-Cellular Therapies Announces Initiation of Phase I/II Clinical Trial for ITI-007 in Healthy Geriatric Subjects and Patients with Dementia, Including Alzheimer's Disease /PRNewswire/ -- Intra-Cellular Therapies, Inc. , a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of therapeutics for central nervous system disorders, today announced ... (more)
General health checks in adults for reducing morbidity and mortality from disease
Cochrane database of systematic reviews In Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, Vol.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Broad spectrum assessment of psychopathology and adaptive functioning ...
Broad spectrum assessment of psychopathology and adaptive functioning with the Older Adult Behavior Checklist: a validation and diagnostic discrimination study.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Hospitalization increases risk of depression and dementia for seniors
People over age 65 who have been hospitalized are at significantly greater risk for dementia or depression, finds a new study in General Hospital Psychiatry.
Doctors warn against Aricept for dementia care, supplements for...
Clinicians should prescribe cholinesterase inhibitors very cautiously and suspend use if dementia symptoms aren't reduced within 12 weeks, according to new "Choosing Wisely" recommendations from the American Geriatrics Society.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
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Research and Markets: European Drug Delivery Technologies - Market...
This research report categorizes the European drug delivery market into oral, pulmonary, transdermal, injectable, ocular, nasal, topical, implantable, and transmucosal drug delivery.
Asbury Park Press
Monmouth Medical Center announces two new local executives
Monmouth Medical Center recently announced two executive appointments. Sea Bright resident David McClung has been named chief financial officer for Monmouth Medical Center, and Eatontown resident Joan Wills, RN, MPA, was appointed regional assistant vice president of geriatrics.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Research Says Fried And Grilled Meats May Lead To Dementia
They're called advanced glycation end products , which are proteins or lipids that when put in the presence of sugars, go through a process called glycation that makes cells stiffer and age faster.
Over 80s often over-treated for stroke prevention
People in their 80s are often prescribed drugs to ward off a stroke when the risk of a stroke is not that high and the drugs have other side effects, finds a perspective published online in Evidence Based Medicine .
Blood pressure meds may raise elderly fall risk
Older people who take blood pressure medications had more serious injuries from falls than those not taking medications, according to a new study.
Asbury Park Press
New unit at Kimball Medical Center caters to needs of older adults
Kimball Medical Center, a Barnabas Health facility, recently unveiled a Geriatric Emergency Medicine Unit to meet the unique and diverse healthcare needs of the regions growing aging population.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Fried, barbecued meats may increase Alzheimer's risk
Diet plays a role in many health conditions, but a new study has strengthened researchers' understanding of the connection between the food we eat and chronic diseases like dementia and diabetes.