Geriatric Medicine Newswire (Page 5)

Geriatric Medicine Newswire (Page 5)

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  1. 7 Reasons Why Breast Cancer is Better than DepressionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 3 | Psychology Today

    I invited Ms. Nancy Alterman, LCSW to write this week's blog. Ms. Alterman is a geriatric social worker and clinical instructor at Rowan University.

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  2. Professionals Employed by Elders Assess Safety Risks of Guns in the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 2 | PRWeb

    Aging Life Care Professionalsa who serve aging adults in their homes assess a number of factors to ensure the safety and security of the family, paid caregivers, and other professionals working in the home. A recent survey by the Aging Life Care Associationa identifies many diagnoses that can compromise safety if there is an unsecured firearm in the home.

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  3. HMC cautions special care required for the elderly and outdoor workers during the hot SseasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 2 | Al Bawaba

    Qatar's summers are characterized by extreme heat and humidity. A geriatric and emergency medicine expert at Hamad Medical Corporation is cautioning that elderly people are at a higher risk of developing heat-related illnesses and need special care and attention during the hot summer months.

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  4. Report: UCSD Medical Center best hospital in San Diego regionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 2 | KFMB-am

    UC San Diego Medical Center was named the best healthcare facility in the region and sixth best in the state Tuesday in U.S. News & World Report's annual Best Hospitals issue. The center in Hillcrest ranked nationally in eight categories, including pulmonology, No.

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  5. Penn's ADCC receives $8.8 million grant to continue research on...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 2 | Medical News

    ... said John Q. Trojanowski, MD, PhD, the William Maul Measey-Truman G. Schnabel, Jr., M.D. Professor of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology and a professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine in the Perelman School of Medicine and founding director of ...

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  6. Region's hospital named top 5 in state by U.S. News and World ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 2 | NJ.com

    Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest in Salisbury Township is the fourth best hospital in Pennsylvania, according to annual rankings by U.S. News & World Report. Two other hospitals in the region also earned accolades, but Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest was the only to place in the top 5 statewide, earn spots on national lists in five medical specialty categories and be rated high performing in nine procedures/condition, U.S. News & World Report says on its website.

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  7. HMC stresses care for elderlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 2 | The Peninsula

    Doha: As Qatar's summer is characterised by extreme heat and humidity, a geriatric and emergency medicine expert at Hamad Medical Corporation has cautioned that elderly people are at a higher risk of developing heat-related illnesses and need special care and attention during the hot months. "We urge the public to check frequently on elderly family members, friends or neighbours to make sure they are safe, especially those who are living alone or have chronic medical conditions, mental illness, or difficulty caring for themselves," said Dr. Hanadi Al Hamad, Acting Chair, Elderly Geriatrics, HMC.

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  8. U.S. News & World Report names Huntington Hospital 4th "Best Hospital" in Los...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 2 | Freshnews

    Huntington Hospital has again been ranked among the top hospitals in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. The annual U.S. News Best Hospitals rankings recognize hospitals that excel in treating patients with the most complicated conditions.

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  9. Scientists develop prediction score to identify older adults at risk of developing pneumoniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | Medical News

    In a study published in the Journal of American Geriatrics Society , researchers developed a "prediction score" to help healthcare professionals determine which older adults might be most at risk for developing pneumonia. Pneumonia is a leading cause of sickness and death among older adults.

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  10. Researchers examine link between poor physical performance and dementia risk in oldest adultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | Medical News

    The number of people living well into their 90s is projected to quadruple by 2050. By mid-century, nearly 9 million people will be 90-years-old or older.

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  11. Knowing when it's Alzheimer's, and when it's notRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | St. Petersburg Times

    ... changes in personality and behavior is not. Sources: Dr. Elizabeth Landsverk, founder of ElderConsult Geriatric Medicine; the Alzheimer's Association's 10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer's Disease For more information on the IDEAS clinical trial, visit ...

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  12. Four Leading Researchers Receive 2016 Metlife Foundation Awards For...Read the original story

    Monday Jul 25 | CSRwire.com

    TORONTO, Canada, Jul. 25 /CSRwire/ - MetLife Foundation is proud to announce the recipients of the 2016 MetLife Foundation Awards for Medical Research in Alzheimer's Disease. This is the 30th year that MetLife Foundation has presented these prestigious awards to outstanding researchers in the field of Alzheimer's disease.

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  13. New Hospital Program Addresses Delirium in Older PatientsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | The Pilot

    HELP program coordinator and elder life nurse specialist, Mandi Steed, R.N. B.S.N., with longtime volunteer Judy Studer. "It is an episode of confusion, mostly marked by an inability to focus.

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  14. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy Market - Pin-Point Analyses of Market Competition DynamicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | SBWire

    Negative Pressure Wound Therapy is an advance wound care therapy that applies sub-atmospheric or negative pressure to a wound in a closed drainage system. NPWT devices uses an electrical as well as a mechanical suction pump to continuously or intermittently convey negative pressure through connecting tubes to specially designed wound dressings kits that include resilient foam and gauze dressings and thereby promote faster wound healing.

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  15. Predicting the risk for developing pneumonia in older adultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 24 | EurekAlert!

    IMAGE: This research summary was developed as a public education tool by the Health in Aging Foundation. The Foundation is a national non-profit established in 1999 by the American Geriatrics Society... view more In a study published in the Journal of American Geriatrics Society , researchers developed a "prediction score" to help healthcare professionals determine which older adults might be most at risk for developing pneumonia.

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  16. Among the oldest adults, poor balance may signal higher risk for dementiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 24 | EurekAlert!

    IMAGE: This research summary was developed as a public education tool by the Health in Aging Foundation. The Foundation is a national non-profit established in 1999 by the American Geriatrics Society... view more The number of people living well into their 90s is projected to quadruple by 2050.

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  17. Latest Report on Surgical Procedures Volume Market with Future Growth Analysis 2015 - 2023Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | SBWire

    The report analyzes detailed qualitative analysis of the market dynamics that affect the growth of the global surgical procedures volume market. Factors responsible for driving and restraining the growth of the global surgical procedures volume market and future opportunities has been provided in the market overview section.

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  18. Women's Health Rehabilitation Products Market Demand Expand with...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | SBWire

    As per a new study by Transparency Market Research , no single company holds a clear lead in the global women's health rehabilitation products market. This renders the market's competitive landscape highly fragmented.

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  19. Program helps families 'talk about driving' with seniorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | Fox News

    When Elizabeth Kennedy's 84-year-old father was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease two years ago, she removed the car keys from his Johnstown, Pennsylvania home and his Volkswagen Passat from the driveway. Despite warnings from his four children and his doctor, any opportunity to get behind the wheel would have proven too tempting for Kennedy's newly widowed dad.

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  20. Axovant Release: Alzheimer's Experts Call For End To Under-Treatment Of DiseaseRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 24 | BioSpace

    Citing statistics that show a lack of diagnosis and use of currently available prescription medicine proven to have important positive clinical impact, Gary Small, M.D. , and Rachelle Doody, M.D., Ph.D. , said that better education of primary care doctors to eliminate misconceptions is a critical first step to give people with Alzheimer's disease a "fighting chance." They emphasized that drugs that affect the cholinergic system are the only drugs shown to have a positive impact on all stages of Alzheimer's disease this has been established by two decades of clinical trials and real world observational studies.

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