Mid Rivers Newsmagazine Front Page
Role Reversal: West County residents offer advice on caring for aging parents
Editor's note: Becoming a caregiver for her aging father prompted West Newsmagazine writer Bonnie Krueger to go in search of support and advice.
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The National Zoo says goodbye to a longtime resident
Maude, a geriatric grey-cheeked mangabey monkey, was humanely euthanized after outliving her expected lifespan -- which is a little more than 30 years, the zoo said in a news release.
Wall Street Journal
It's Lots of Money, but Much Less Relative to Our Costs
Reports on data released to the public by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, which include the number and type of Medicare services that individual physicians delivered in 2012 and the amount they were paid for those services, have focused special attention on ophthalmologists .
Annals of Internal Medicine
Delirium Severity in the Hospitalized Patient: Time to Pay Attention
Disclaimer: The opinions expressed are those of the authors and not necessarily those of the funders or the Department of Veterans Affairs.
Critical Pharmaceuticals, The University of Nottingham and Nottingham University Hospitals NHS ...
Critical Pharmaceuticals , The University of Nottingham and Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust today announces the start of the first Phase I clinical trial in healthy post-menopausal women of a nano-enabled intranasal teriparatide product for the treatment of osteoporosis.
The effect of a pre- and postoperative orthogeriatric service on...
Delirium is a common complication in patients with hip fractures and is associated with an increased risk of subsequent dementia.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Seniors and sleeping pills: Empowered patients choose wisely
The US Patient Protection and Affordable Health Care Act encourages patients to act as their own advocates for reducing unnecessary prescriptions that increase the risk of harm.
Help for seniors battling depression
With treatment and counselling at Baycrest Health Sciences in Toronto, Burns-Weinrib has made great strides in her recovery and is fully engaged in life again.
Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings
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Fri Apr 11, 2014
The Community Voice
Study: training the brain affects loss of memory
For years, scientists have been conducting studies indicating brain training exercises can help slow down normal memory loss and cognitive function decline in typical aging adults.
House members request $200 million to increase long-term care, geriatric medicine workforce
To meet an increasingly urgent need, Congress should earmark $200 million to expand the number of geriatric care workers.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Dementia Conference in Santa Barbara to Explore Current Trends, Future Directions
This year, the conference will be April 23 at the Montecito Country Club. Participants will attend presentations with latest dementia research and information occurring nationally and internationally.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Applied Clinical Trials
Gap May Exist for Therapies for Age-related Diseases
The elderly is the fastest-growing segment of the global population, but only a few of their treatments have been clinically tested in age-appropriate patients, and many therapies are still not available in suitable formulations and dosages, according to a report by GBI Research.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
It is well known that older adults have longer hospital stays and more rapid functional decline than younger patients, and that these problems are further complicated by contributory physical and cognitive impairments.1 The multiple comorbidities and complexities of the aging population require an interdisciplinary and collaborative approach that ... (more)
Sat Apr 05, 2014
Saint Barnabas Health Care System - Pharmaceuticals & Healthcare -...
The hospital provides services through six acute care hospitals, forty ambulatory care facilities and three geriatric centers.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
INTERACTIVE: Number of Physician Care Doctors in the US
According to the report, there were 90.1 primary care physicians per 100,000 population in the United States in 2012.
HIV and Hepatitis
CROI 2014: Researchers Discuss HIV, Aging, and Frailty
People living with HIV are at greater risk of geriatric syndromes such as frailty and difficulty with daily activities than HIV negative people of the same age -- and this can have a significant effect upon their quality of life as they age, according to several studies presented at the 14th Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections ... (more)
Thu Apr 03, 2014
NMSU fauclty, staff attend Dementia 24/7
NMSU Photo Thomas Teasdale, a professor and vice chair at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, leads a training session on Dementia 24/7 with the faculty and staff for the College of Health and Social Services.
Mon Mar 31, 2014
Early cardiac risks linked to worse cognitive function in middle age
Young adults with such cardiac risk factors as high blood pressure and elevated glucose levels have significantly worse cognitive function in middle age, according to a new study by dementia researchers at UC San Francisco.
Sun Mar 30, 2014
Green Bay Press-Gazette
MANITOWOC - Holy Family Memorial has promoted Julie Dionne to director of Support Services.