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  1. Wind Sprints: How do you sleep at night, Summit County?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Summit Daily News

    It's late Friday morning and I'm at Rocky Mountain Coffee Roasters in Frisco, sipping a double shot of espresso, when Dr. Jules Rosen points to the red mark across his right cheek - the one I'd been secretly wondering about since he sat down to talk - and explains that it's because of the oxygen mask he wears at night. When he was sleep-tested not too long ago, the Breckenridge resident found out that his oxygen levels were a little low.

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  2. Biological Drugs Market - a Well-Defined Technological Growth Map with an Impact-AnalysisRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | SBWire

    The 2013 Biologics Report on pharma.org states that many biopharmaceutical research companies in America are utilizing biological processes to create 907 medicines and vaccines aimed at more than 100 diseases. At present, several biological drugs are in the pipeline for auto-immune diseases, blood diseases, cancer-related conditions, and diabetes and cardiovascular diseases.

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  3. 'Patient' is a virtueRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | McKnightsonline.com

    Maybe I'm getting old, or the world is more complex, but lately I find my thoughts drifting to simpler times and moments that shaped me into the person I am today. While some were professional and others personal, I assure you that none were rooted in predictive analytics! I devote this blog to one such memory that was sparked by this statistic : 45.33% of people living in a skilled nursing facility have dementia, with the top quartile having 67% and the bottom quartile at 21%.

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  4. Preferred Urgent Care Announces New Medical Director, Focuses on 'No Wait' Policy 7 Days a WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | PR Log

    Dr. Mary Santiago appointed new Medical Director at Preferred Urgent Care in Katy, Texas, dedicated to providing fast and affordable walk-in service for children, adults and geriatric patients KATY, Texas - Aug. 26, 2016 - PRLog -- Now heading up the medical staff as Medical Director at Preferred Urgent Care is Dr. Mary Santiago, M.D.. Dr. Santiago comes to Katy from Houston, where she has practiced child, adolescent, adult, and geriatric medicine for the past 7 years.

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  5. Sales of Skincare Devices Poised to Rise Globally with Increasing...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | SBWire

    The presence of a large number of players has made the vendor landscape in the global skincare devices market highly fragmented. Despite the presence of prominent brands in substantial number, the majority market share is held by local and small-scale players specializing in large-scale production of popular skincare devices such as biopsy punches and dermatoscope.

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  6. Terry Fulmer, President of The John A. Hartford Foundation, on the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Market Wire

    Reflecting on both the growing epidemic of opioid addiction and many older adults' need to manage chronic pain, Terry Fulmer, PhD, RN, FAAN, president of The John A. Hartford Foundation and a researcher and authority on the care of older people, offers the following statement: "The growing toll of opioid abuse has prompted widespread discussion and needed action from federal and state authorities, along with health systems and clinicians. However, as we confront this epidemic, we must also consider the health and well-being of the more than 20 million older adults who suffer every day with chronic pain.

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  7. Growth of the Global Peripheral Vascular Devices Market Is Fuelled by the Rate of Population GrowthRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | SBWire

    Peripheral vascular disease is narrowing of arteries outside brain and heart. Risk factors for the growth of PVD include hypertension, obesity, diabetes and smoking.

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  8. Courts Shouldn't Practice MedicineRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Health News Digest

    Burlingame, CA, August 25, 2016 - For the last several years, there has been great public concern about using psychoactive medications especially in people with dementia. Now, there is a bill pending in Sacramento-SB938-that would require a court to approve the use of all psych meds changes after the initial approval of "dementia powers" granting the conservator use of psychoactive medication.

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  9. Convergent validity of the interRAI-HC for societal costs estimates...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 24 | BioMed Central

    The interRAI-Home Care instrument is commonly used in routine care to assess care and service needs, resource utilisation and health outcomes of community dwelling home care clients. Potentially, the interRAI-HC can also be used to calculate societal costs in economic evaluations.

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  10. Courts Shouldn't Practice Medicine Says Elizabeth Landsverk, MDRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | PRWeb

    SB938 is not the answer. Bringing courts into the mix of medical decision making will only delay medical decisions that might be life-saving.

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  11. Welcome to My Very First PostRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 24 | Psychology Today

    ... in aging to crystallize. In the late 1970s with the full support of my loving wife I decided on geriatric medicine as a career and became one of the first cohort of physicians to receive formal fellowship training. The problem was how to pursue ...

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  12. Diets avoiding dry-cooked foods can protect against diabetesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 24 | PhysOrg Weblog

    Simple changes in how we cook could go a long way towards preventing diabetes, say researchers at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. A new randomized controlled trial, published online July 29 in the journal Diabetologia , found that obese individuals with signs of insulin resistance showed improvement simply by avoiding the intake of advanced glycation endproducts, or AGEs, a byproduct of cooking found most commonly in dry heat-cooked or heat-processed foods.

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  13. Long-Term Care Benefits for VeteransRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 24 | SFGate

    Veterans have access to health and long-term care benefits that can have a significant impact on their family's finances. The Department of Veterans Affairs will pay for certain long-term care services for disabled and low-income veterans.

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  14. Lifitegrast Ophthalmic Solution Market Report Offers a Comprehensive...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 24 | SBWire

    Dry eye syndrome also called as dry eye disease or keratoconjunctivitis sicca , is a chronic disease that leads to lack of tears to maintain sufficient moisture to the eye. This condition is either a sign of less production of tears or quick drying of the film of tears.

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  15. Reducing Prices of Medical Imaging Equipment Market to Increase Uptake across Globe, Reports TMRRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 24 | PR Log

    Transparency Market Research Report Added "Medical Imaging Equipment Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Volume, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2015 - 2023" ALBANY, N.Y. - Aug. 24, 2016 - PRLog -- The players leading the global medical imaging equipment market in 2014 were Philips Healthcare, GE Healthcare, Siemens Healthcare, and CareStream Health, Inc. Collectively, these players held a share of 51% in the overall market in 2014, states Transparency Market Research's new research report. The report describes the market as highly competitive with only a few players - a scenario that has compounded price wars with each passing year.

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  16. New editorial, virtual journal issue commemorate research that shaped geriatricsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 23 | EurekAlert!

    Experts from across geriatrics assessed research published since the new millennium to identify 20 seminal articles on everything from cognition and physical disabilities to frailty and medication use IMAGE: A new editorial and corresponding virtual journal issue offer a look back at 20 of the most important studies impacting older adult care as published by the Journal of the... view more A new editorial and corresponding virtual journal issue offer a look back at 20 of the most important studies impacting older adult care as published by the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society from 2000 to 2015.

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  17. New Research Report on Bisphosphonates, 2016-2026Read the original story

    Wednesday Aug 24 | Emailwire.com

    Future Market Insights has announced the addition of the 'Bisphosphonates Market: Global Industry Analysis and Opportunity Assessment 2016-2026" report to their offering. Bone resorption and bone formation takes place continuously in the body and is a balanced process, but when there is imbalance in this process the bones get dissolved by the osteoclasts and start losing calcium.

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  18. Endoscopic Vessel Harvesting System Market Value Chain and Forecast 2016-2026Read the original story

    Wednesday Aug 24 | Emailwire.com

    Future Market Insights has announced the addition of the 'Endoscopic Vessel Harvesting System Market: Global Industry Analysis and Opportunity Assessment 2016-2026" report to their offering. With the increasing rate of cardiovascular disease constant innovation and advancement in technology has become paramount.

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  19. Liver Disease Treatment Market Growth, Size Trends and Forecasts 2016-2022Read the original story

    Wednesday Aug 24 | Emailwire.com

    According to a new report by Allied Market Research, titled, "World Liver Disease Treatment Market - Opportunities and Forecast, 2014 2022 According to a new report by Allied Market Research, titled, "World Liver Disease Treatment Market - Opportunities and Forecast, 2014 2022, the global market for liver disease treatment is projected to reach $19,536 million by 2022, registering a CAGR of 11.72% from 2016 to 2022. The antiviral drug segment held major share of the total market in 2015 and is expected to maintain its lead throughout the forecast period.

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  20. What Are The Early Signs Of CTE? With MRI, Doctors May Be Able To Diagnose Brain Damage Before DeathRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 23 | Medical Daily

    Someday soon, doctors may use a slightly tweaked but common brain imaging test to detect a neurodegenerative disorder that especially affects athletes - if recent research published in the American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry continues to hold up. The study's findings, though still preliminary, suggest that magnetic resonance imaging scans can be used to detect CTE, a progressive neurological disease thought to be caused by repeated brain trauma.

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