Geriatric Medicine Newswire (Page 14)

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  1. A Comprehensive Fracture Prevention Strategy in Older Adults: The...Read the original story

    Jun 10, 2016 | CiteULike

    ... In the present statement, the Interest Group on Falls and Fracture Prevention of the European Union Geriatric Medicine Society (EUGMS), in collaboration with the International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics for the European Region ...

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  2. Maier Institute convenes inaugural session; group to focus on...Read the original story

    Jun 9, 2016 | Huntington News

    The Maier Institute for Excellence in Prescribing for Elders with Dementia at the Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine , a medical consortium focused on treatment of Alzheimer's and related dementias, officially convenes its inaugural advisory board meeting tomorrow, Friday, June 10, at 10 a.m. at the Big Sandy Superstore Arena. The MI/EPED seeks to become a nationally recognized source of information for treatment of Alzheimer's and related dementias through various methods including clinical trials, an online and print newsletter as well as an annual or biannual large-scale conference for presentation of research.

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  3. Cape Breton facing shortage of geriatriciansRead the original story

    Jun 9, 2016 | Cape Breton Post

    Geriatric medicine in Cape Breton is one of the disciplines facing significant challenges due to doctor shortages, a psychiatrist working in the field says. Dr. Jeanne Ferguson told the Cape Breton Regional Municipality's general committee this week there are two full-time geriatric medicine positions that have gone unfilled for almost a year.

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  4. Limitations Associated with Use of Allografts and Autografts to Bring Orthobiologics at ForefrontRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2016 | SBWire

    Orthobiologics primarily entails the use of biochemistry and biology; it refers to the branch of science that develops tissue and bone replacement materials in order to provide quick recovery and fast healing of broken bones, injured muscles, tendons and ligaments. The art and science of orthobiologics enhance the natural ability of the body to heal itself.

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  5. Adult Day Care Services Market Shares and Strategies of Key Players 2016-2024Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2016 | SBWire

    Adult Day Care Services Market: Overview Adult day care services, also known as adult day care center, is an important type of services, which comprises non-resident support and services related to daily living, nutritional, healthcare and social support. These services are provided to adults and elder people, by the strong network of professional and trained people and nursing staffs.

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  6. "Advanced Care in Late Stage Dementia" Program with Teepa Snow...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2016 | PRWeb

    Pines of Sarasota Education & Training Institute announces the release of its new dementia care program, "Advanced Care in Late Stage Dementia", available on online video streaming or DVD. Whether you are a professional caregiver or a family member caring for a person with late stage dementia in your home, this program will give you step-by-step instructions to highly effective care methods.

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  7. Safeguarding Home IndependenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2016 | Advance

    The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that as of 2014, 12,400 home health agencies have been set up to serve patients who are either housebound or choose to remain in the home. This number, and the number of people they serve, is only projected to increase as the Baby Boomer population ages.

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  8. Morning and Evening Home Blood Pressure and Risks of Incident Stroke...Read the original story

    Jun 8, 2016 | Circulation

    From the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Medicine and Department of Sleep and Circadian Cardiology , Jichi Medical University School of Medicine, Tochigi, Japan; Department of Preventive Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL ; Haimoto Clinic, Aichi, Japan ; Yamagiwa Clinic, Aichi, Japan ; Oooka Clinic, Nagano, Japan ; Department of Medicine, Division of Diabetes, Metabolism and Endocrinology, Showa University Fujigaoka Hospital, Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan ; Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Medicine, Jichi Medical University School of Medicine, Tochigi, Japan ; Iwakuni City Medical Center Ishikai Hospital, Yamaguchi, Japan ; Nagoya Teishin Hospital, Aichi, Japan ; and Tokyo Metropolitan Geriatric Hospital and Institute of Gerontology, Tokyo, Japan .

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  9. Visiting the sickRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2016 | HEALTH'Sass

    Time was, people visited the sick. There doesn't seem to be as much of that anymore.

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  10. Biochips Market Worth 17.75 Billion USD by 2020Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2016 | SBWire

    The report "Biochips Market by Type Lab-on-a-chip , Protein Chips), End user , Fabrication Technology - Forecast to 2020", provides a detailed overview of the major drivers, restraints, challenges, opportunities, current market trends, and strategies impacting the biochips market along with the estimates and forecasts of the revenue. Browse 76 market data Tables and 69 Figures spread through 170 Pages and in-depth TOC on "Biochips Market" Early buyers will receive 10% customization on this report.

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  11. What it would take so that more can spend their last days in dignityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2016 | Channelnewsasia.com

    SINGAPORE: Nearly 8 in 10 Singaporeans would like to be cared for in their last days and die at home, a survey shows. But the harsh reality is that fewer than 3 in 10 manage to do so, according to official data.

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  12. Delays in Spotting Dementia Can Bring DangersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2016 | MedicineNet

    ... Dr. Halima Amjad. Amjad is a fellow at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine's Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, in Baltimore. Patients and their families need to be aware of dementia so doctors and loved ones can take ...

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  13. Sumner Redstone says Philippe Dauman has 'done a bad job running Viacom'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2016 | Los Angeles Times

    Sumner Redstone, at left, and Shari Ellin Redstone at the LA Friendly House Luncheon on Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012 in Beverly Hills, Calif. Sumner Redstone, at left, and Shari Ellin Redstone at the L.A. Friendly House Luncheon on Oct. 27, 2012, in Beverly Hills, Calif.

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  14. The End-Of-Life Habits Of Medical Professionals, And Whether They...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2016 | Medical Daily

    Doctors can seem larger than life for those with no medical knowledge, but they face the same ailments as everyone else. Though they cannot escape the illnesses that cause death, doctors have firsthand hospital experience that could lead them to deal with the end of their lives differently than most.

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  15. FMI: Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Treatment Market Revenue and Value Chain 2016-2026Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2016 | SBWire

    According to World Health Organization , raised blood pressure is estimated to cause 7.5 million deaths around the world. Hypertension is a risk factor for coronary heart disease, ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke.

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  16. Frictionless Remote Monitoring Devices Market Strategies and Forecasts, 2016 to 2026Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2016 | SBWire

    According to World Health Organization accounts, 347 million people suffering from diabetes around the world and raised blood pressure is estimated to cause 7.5 million deaths around the world. Traditional treatment for monitoring glucose in diabetic patients requires periodic poking with needles.

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  17. Research Report Covers the Pathology Devices Market Growth, 2016-2026Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2016 | SBWire

    Pathology is the field in healthcare which provides accurate information regarding the progression of disease conditions. This information helps physicians to monitor and manage the therapies.

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  18. Viacom Inc. Faces Major Headwinds as Management Fights for Control of the CompanyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2016 | The Motley Fool

    Is Shari Redstone leading a complex plan to seize control of her father's $40 billion empire, or is she simply carrying out the media mogul's final wishes for Viacom and CBS? Sumner Redstone's health has been the subject of numerous rumors and legal battles, and it remains unclear whether he still possesses the mental faculty to make major business decisions for his large media empire. In this week's consumer goods episode of Industry Focus , Vincent Shen and Daniel Kline take a look at the drama unfolding at Viacom , the company behind Paramount Studios and cable networks like Comedy Central, Nickelodeon, and MTV .

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  19. Undiagnosed dementia may be putting older adults' safety at riskRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2016 | Medical News Today

    ... with adults who had received a dementia diagnosis. Lead author Dr. Halima Amjad, of the Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology at Johns Hopkins, and colleagues recently published their findings in the Journal of the American Geriatrics ...

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  20. Frailty among young bone marrow transplant survivors increases risk of deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2016 | PhysOrg Weblog

    The prevalence of frailty in young bone marrow transplant survivors is similar to that seen in the elderly population and frailty is associated with an increased risk of subsequent death, according to a new study published online by JAMA Oncology . Frailty, which is characterizes by exhaustion, weakness, low physical activity, slow walking speed and unintentional weight loss, is seen in about 10 percent of the general population 65 or older.

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