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12 hrs ago | International Business Times
According to a pilot study which involved twelve pensioners showed that going all-out in very short bursts, reduced blood pressure and improved general fitness over time amongst them.
15 hrs ago | BioMed Central
In the general population, the epidemiological relationships between delirium and adverse outcomes are not well defined.
A study involving nearly 27,000 older adults on five continents found that nearly 1 in 10 met criteria for pre-dementia based on a simple test that measures how fast people walk and whether they have cognitive complaints.
Hudson Valley Hospital Center has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as among the top hospitals in the care of older adults.
Mr Gan Kim Yong said the Ministerial Committee on Ageing will sieve through the ideas brought up in the earlier 13 focus groups, and selected ideas will be explored further from next month.
Tan Tock Seng Hospital's new outpatient geriatric medicine centre, with key services located in a central facility, was officially opened on Friday morning.
Developments in veterinary care and dietary habits are now allowing pets to live longer than ever before, but that doesn't change the fact that dogs and cats typically reach geriatric status between the ages of six and seven.
The primary factors contributing to the growth of this market are globally increasing geriatric population; as well as increasing incidence and prevalence rate of chronic diseases such as cancer and diabetes leading to rise in chronic wounds.
Researchers at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston have shown for the first time that people with higher levels of brown fat, or brown adipose tissue, in their bodies have better blood sugar control, higher insulin sensitivity and a better metabolism for burning fat stores.
Q My 77-year-old brother just moved to the South Bay and is in poor health. How do I find a good geriatrician in the area? I am sure that there are geriatricians at UCLA and USC but he can't travel that distance on a regular basis.
Guidance synthesis. Medical research for and with older people in Europe: proposed ethical guidance for good clinical practice: ethical considerations.
U.S. News & World Report again recognized Overlook Medical Center among the best hospitals in central New Jersey and as a "Best Regional Hospital" for Neurology and Neurosurgery, as reported in the publication's annual Best Hospitals list for 2014-15.
Many older people need someone who is always there to help them with their everyday tasks, to listen to their stories, and to help them live independently - in other words, a robot caregiver, writes an associate professor of geriatrics in Sunday's New York Times.
Updated: Sun Jul 27, 2014 11:30 pm
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