News tagged with aging population
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A ground-breaking trial that hopes to discover if a drug commonly used to treat high blood pressure could slow down the progression of Alzheimer's disease (AD) will begin shortly.
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Mar 04, 2013 | 3.8 / 5 (4) | 0
A study by Queen's University Belfast has found that the dispensing of psychotropic drugs to older people in Northern Ireland increases on entry to care homes.
Health Feb 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
In a study to be presented on February 14 at the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine's annual meeting, The Pregnancy Meeting, in San Francisco, California, researchers will present findings showing perinatal outcomes of frozen/thawed ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Feb 11, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Cognitive decline in old age is linked to decreasing production of new neurons. Scientists from the German Cancer Research Center have discovered in mice that significantly more neurons are generated in the ...
Medical research Feb 07, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
The number of people with Alzheimer's disease is expected to triple in the next 40 years, according to a new study published in the February 6, 2013, online issue of Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neu ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Feb 06, 2013 | not rated yet | 2
According to a study in the January issue of the Journal of the American College of Radiology, the use of volume-modulated arc therapy (VMAT) to deliver intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) to prostate cancer patien ...
Cancer Feb 01, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Cartilage tympanoplasty can be performed successfully in 95 percent of young children when appropriate conditions exist, according to a study in the February 2013 issue of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery.
Pediatrics Feb 01, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Spending a lot of time watching television after breast cancer diagnosis is not linked to death in these breast cancer survivors. It appears that after accounting for self-reported physical activity levels after diagnosis, ...
Cancer Jan 31, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Recent natural disasters illustrate vulnerability of older people: majority of deaths from the Great East Japan Earthquake (2011) and Hurricane Katrina (2005) occurred among older people.
Health Jan 31, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A physiotherapy service based on initial telephone assessment has the ability to provide faster access to the service and cut waiting times, a study published today in BMJ suggests.
Health Jan 29, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—According to a new University of Virginia study, half of the 50 states could end their primary care physician shortages, and save billions annually in health care costs, by a simple policy change: equalizing ...
Health Jan 22, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
More than a third of the adult population in Indiana who consume alcohol admit to regular binge drinking, a habit that may cause severe neurological and physiological damage, says a new report from Ball State University.
Addiction Jan 11, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A major new report on joint commissioning in health and social care has found the perceived benefits of collaborative working, such as efficiency savings and improvements to services, often lagged behind the reality.
Other Jan 09, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Many of the most common inpatient surgeries in the United States are performed electively. These surgeries are expected to significantly increase with the enactment of the Affordable Care Act. In a new perspectives article, ...
Other Dec 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Elevated levels of C-reactive protein, a marker of inflammatory disease, appear to be associated with increased risk of psychological distress and depression in the general population of adults in Denmark, according to a ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 24, 2012 | 4 / 5 (3) | 0 |