Geriatric Medicine Newswire (Page 13)

Geriatric Medicine Newswire (Page 13)

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  1. Recent Research on Biological Drugs Market with Detailed Analysis to 2020Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2016 | SBWire

    Biological drugs are typically derived from living cells and are used in the prevention and treatment of various diseases such as cancer, blood disorders, auto-immune diseases and other medical conditions. Biological drugs have more complex structures compared to that of conventional drugs.

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  2. This Is Why More Americans Are Living to Age 100Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2016 | Health.com

    The more than 72,000 Americans who have celebrated 100 birthdays or more are now surviving longer, a new federal report shows. Although death rates for centenarians were on the rise between 2000 and 2008, that has since changed, the study found.

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  3. Dr. Anand Balasubramanian, America's Most Compassionate Doctor, Appears on Spotlight TelevisionRead the original story

    Jan 22, 2016 | PR Log

    ... for the prestigious Peterborough District Hospital in England. Once he realized his passion for Geriatric Medicine, Dr. Balasubramanian moved to the United States for his residency training at Coney Island Hospital, which is affiliated with the ...

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  4. Dr. Anand Balasubramanian, America's Most Compassionate Doctor, ...Read the original story

    Jan 22, 2016 | PR.com

    ... for the prestigious Peterborough District Hospital in England. Once he realized his passion for Geriatric Medicine, Dr. Balasubramanian moved to the United States for his residency training at Coney Island Hospital, which is affiliated with the ...

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  5. Human Microbiome Market (2014-2020): Global Market Study and AnalysisRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2016 | SBWire

    Trillions of microorganisms live in and on the human body. This collection of microorganisms is called human microbiome.

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  6. Asia Pacific Expected to Highest Growth for Osteoporosis Drugs Market by 2022Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2016 | SBWire

    The global osteoporosis drugs market is witnessing significant growth due to rising geriatric population and changing lifestyles impinging bone health. Moreover, increasing the prevalence of osteoporosis in postmenopausal women, growing awareness about osteoporotic care, and increasing investment in drug discovery and development are also driving the growth of the market.

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  7. Buddy programs link med students, Alzheimera s patientsRead the original story

    Jan 22, 2016 | American Medical Association

    ... training, according to the AGS. In 2010, 75 internal medicine and family medicine residents went into geriatric medicine fellowship programs, down from 112 in 2005. Hartley said a program like the one at Northwestern highlights the specialty and may ...

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  8. Global Intraocular Lens (IOL) Market Restrained by High Cost of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2016 | SBWire

    A research study from Transparency Market Research on the global intraocular lens market provides the latest insights. This research report is titled, "Intraocular Lens Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019".

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  9. Some older patients get unnecessary cancer screeningsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2016 | Fox News

    ... including a frank discussion about what might happen next, said Dr. Ronan Factora, of the Center for Geriatric Medicine at Cleveland Clinic. "The person should ask themselves if they would go through treatment if something was found - if the person ...

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  10. Chronic Stress And Anxiety Can Damage The Brain, StudyRead the original story

    Jan 21, 2016 | BioSpace

    Chronic Stress And Anxiety Can Damage The Brain, Increase The Risk Of Major Psychiatric Disorders Toronto, Canada - A scientific review paper warns that people need to find ways to reduce chronic stress and anxiety in their lives or they may be at increased risk for developing depression and even dementia. Led by the Rotman Research Institute at Baycrest Health Sciences, the review examined brain areas impacted by chronic anxiety, fear and stress in animal and human studies that are already published.

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  11. Americans 100 and Older Are Living Even Longer NowRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2016 | MedlinePlus

    The more than 72,000 Americans who have celebrated 100 birthdays or more are now surviving longer, a new federal report shows. Although death rates for centenarians were on the rise between 2000 and 2008, that has since changed, the study found.

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  12. Presents Board of Directors Award of Honor to Christine K. Cassel, M.D.Read the original story

    Dec 7, 2015 | ASHP

    ... As President and CEO of the National Quality Forum in Washington, D.C., Dr. Cassel is a leading expert in geriatric medicine, medical ethics, and healthcare quality. As a member of the Institute of Medicine (IOM), she served on the committees that ...

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  13. Even Centenarians Are Living LongerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2016 | Live Science

    In recent years, the death rate among American centenarians - people who have lived to age 100 or older - has decreased, dropping 14 percent for women and 20 percent for men from 2008 to 2014, according to the report, from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In other words, "the risk of dying for centenarians decreased" over this period, study author Dr. Jiaquan Xu, of the CDC's National Center for Health Statistics, told Live Science.

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  14. People suffering from chronic stress, anxiety may be at increased risk for depression and dementiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2016 | Medical News

    A scientific review paper warns that people need to find ways to reduce chronic stress and anxiety in their lives or they may be at increased risk for developing depression and even dementia. Led by the Rotman Research Institute at Baycrest Health Sciences, the review examined brain areas impacted by chronic anxiety, fear and stress in animal and human studies that are already published.

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  15. SurgeryRead the original story

    Nov 3, 2015 | Physician's Weekly

    Studies have shown that patients who have recently received a coronary stent and later undergo non-cardiac surgery are at higher risk for adverse cardiac events. "This is Read More "In the end, the recording vindicated the trauma team and confirmed their version of events.

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  16. GeriatricsRead the original story

    Apr 20, 2015 | Physician's Weekly

    The American Society of Clinical Oncology has issued recommendations that call for federal agencies and the cancer research community to broaden clinical trials to include older adults. These efforts may help ensure that all patients will receive high-quality, evidence-based cancer care.

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  17. NeurologyRead the original story

    Mar 23, 2015 | Physician's Weekly

    A study suggests that many clinicians do not ask hospitalized patients questions about dietary supplement use. A formalized approach should be established to document use of these agents in order to help prevent potential adverse reactions and drug interactions.

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  18. The number of Americans who reach their 100th birthday is climbingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2016 | Silicon Alley Insider

    The world's oldest living twin brothers, Paulus and Pieter Langerock from Belgium, 102, toast while sitting in their living room at the Ter Venne care home in Sint-Martens-Latem, Belgium, August 11, 2015. More Americans are seeing their 100th birthdays and the rate is steadily climbing in the 21st century, according to a CBS report out today.

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  19. Grant helps group bring geriatric health care to rural countiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2016 | WLKY-TV Louisville

    SERVED WLKY'S MORGAN LENTES EXPLAINS HOW >> RURAL AREAS FACE ISSUES IN PROFESSIONAL NEEDS IN THIER COMUNITIES. REPORTER: THAT'S WHY THE GERIAT PROGRAM WAS CREATED.

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  20. Study tracks which part of brain is particularly vulnerable to injuryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2016 | Stars and Stripes

    Blasts from explosives have long been known to cause mild traumatic brain injury in combat veterans, but a new study by Seattle experts sheds light on how - and where - lasting harm may occur. Using brain scans from dozens of former soldiers, plus similar research in mice, scientists at the University of Washington and the Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System have identified the cerebellum - the area of the brain critical for coordinating movement, balance and certain cognitive skills - as particularly vulnerable to repeated blasts.

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