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Geriatric medicine course is in NYC this September

The Intensive Board Review Course in Geriatric and Palliative Medicine is a four-day program at Baruch College Vertical Campus Conference Center, New York City.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Baruch College, City University of New York

Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Sampson Independent

Myriad training opportunities offered

Greetings everyone! I guess we are all singing "Rain rain, go away, come again another day," but we must remember that God is in control.

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Reuters

More evidence adult daycare eases stress on dementia caregivers

The stress of caring for a family member with dementia may take a toll on health over time, but a new study suggests that even one day off can shift caregivers' stress levels back toward normal.

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EurekAlert!

Hartford/VA Geriatric Social Work Scholars Program selects new cohort

The prestigious Hartford/VA Scholars Program has selected three geriatric social work researchers for a two-year award that provides career development and mentorship for projects that will improve health outcomes not only for older veterans, but for all older adults.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Nursing

Wed Aug 13, 2014

The Miami Herald

Figuring out a strategy for eating well for aging dementia patients

My husband has dementia. Recently he has lost a lot of weight -and I'm concerned.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Life, Food, Nutrition

The Mountaineer Publishing Company

Dementia-related activities training is Aug. 26

The Smoky Mountain Center, in partnership with the Southwestern Area Agency on Aging and Haywood Senior Resource Center, will host "Beyond Bingo: Meaningful Activities for Dementia Residents," from 10 a.m. to noon Tuesday, Aug. 26, at the Senior Resource Center, located at 81 Elmwood Way, Waynesville.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Rehab Management

Using Key Pilates Components to Optimize Outcomes in Rehab

A 2-day course offers the opportunity for medical professionals to gain fundamental knowledge of Pilates theory and principles in order to integrate it into their rehabilitation programs.

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Related Topix: Pilates, Fitness, Medicine

Tue Aug 12, 2014

The Globe and Mail

Going against the grain: Sugar is out, bitter is in

Many restaurants are ditching sugary dessert items for food such as a green strawberry sorbet.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining, Smoking, Medicine, Health, Fruits, Chocolate

Mon Aug 11, 2014

Montreal Gazette

Trying to improve awareness in the area of geriatrics

When her mother died at 97 two years ago, Raymer wished she'd known at the start what she'd gleaned from the experience.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Parenting, Family

KATU-TV Portland

Oregon Zoo sea lion turns 27

Stellar sea lion Gus in his exhibit, part of Stellar Cove at the Oregon Zoo. A© Oregon Zoo / Photo by Carli Davidson PORTLAND, Ore.

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Related Topix: Oregon, Medicine

UB Reporter

Troen Named Geriatrics Fellow

Bruce R. Troen, professor in the Department of Medicine and chief of the Division of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine, has been named a fellow of the American Geriatrics Society .

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Related Topix: Biology

Fri Aug 08, 2014

World News Report

Speaker Update at the 13th annual Clinical Trials in CNS conference

SMi is proud to announce that Giulio Maria Pasinetti and Paul Francis have joined the programme for its 13th annual Clinical Trials in CNS conference.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Genetics

West Allis

Dr. Katie Hausmann Has Joined Columbia St. Mary's Gateway Medical Clinic

Dr. Katie Hausmann has joined the staff at Columbia St. Mary's Gateway Medical Clinic, 801 S. 70th St., West Allis.

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Related Topix: West Allis, WI, Medical College of Wisconsin, Medicine

Newswise

Pinpointing Genes that Protect Against Frailty

August 8, 2014 a' a' Frailty is a common condition associated with old age, characterized by weight loss, weakness, decreased activity level and reduced mobility, which together increase the risk of injury and death.

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Related Topix: Yeshiva University, National Institutes of Health, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Genetics, Biology, Science

Customer Interaction Solutions

Research and Markets: Oral Oncolytics Series: Leukemia, 2014 - 2024

Targeted therapeutics is fast emerging as the key focus area in biopharmaceutical industry.

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Related Topix: Leukemia, Health, Medicine

Silver City Sun-News

Letters: Aug. 8

Recently, I was informed the Heritage Program at Memorial Medical Center had closed.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Memorial Medical Center, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Depression, Health, Opinion

Thu Aug 07, 2014

CiteULike

Outcomes of an innovative model of acute delirium care: the Geriatric Monitoring Unit (GMU).

Delirium is associated with poor outcomes following acute hospitalization. The Geriatric Monitoring Unit is a specialized five-bedded unit for acute delirium care.

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Capital Soup

Vitamin D deficiency linked to increased risk of dementia and Alzheimer's disease

According to a study completed in collaboration with Dr. Paulo Chaves, associate professor and Leon Medical Center Chair in Geriatrics at , study participants who had severe vitamin D deficiency were more than twice as likely to develop dementia and Alzheimer's disease.

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Related Topix: Alzheimer's, Health, Medicine, Florida, Florida Government

The Straits Times

In appreciation of Singapore's nurses

Nurse Jaslin Nah Siew Noy, 36, wheeling her patient, 27-month-old Clarence Lee Hao Cheng into the operating theatre using an unconventional method - a toy car.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Nursing, World News, Indonesia, Top-of-the-World, AZ

Wed Aug 06, 2014

Mid Devon Star

The Alzheimer's Society says people are still reluctant to talk about the condition

A STUDY published last week in the American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry indicates that middle-aged adults with a history of problem drinking are more than twice as likely to suffer from severe memory impairment in later life.

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