News tagged with journal of the american geriatrics society
People who live to 95 or older are no more virtuous than the rest of us in terms of their diet, exercise routine or smoking and drinking habits, according to researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University.
Health Aug 03, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
You wouldn't brake your car while stepping on the gasor wash down a sleeping pill with espresso. Yet many people taking common Alzheimer's disease medicationscholinesterase inhibitorsare given medications ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 25, 2011 | 4 / 5 (2) | 0
While some past studies have shown that persons carrying a few extra pounds in their 70s live longer than their thinner counterparts, a new study that measured subjects' weight at multiple points over a longer period of time ...
Health Aug 11, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
In geriatric medicine, the adage that age is just a number holds true. New research from Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center uses a simple assessment tool to determine how well older adults diagnosed with acute myelogenous ...
Cancer Oct 26, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Women in their seventies who exercise and eat healthy amounts of fruits and vegetables have a longer life expectancy, according to research published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.
Health May 30, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
One in five short-stay nursing home patients sustains a fall after their admission, and certified nursing assistant (CNA) staffing is associated with decreased fall risk, according to a study in the Journal of the American Ge ...
Health Jun 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
(Medical Xpress)—Being mildly vitamin B-12 deficient could be an indication that some older adults are at a greater risk for accelerated cognitive decline, an observational study from researchers at the Jean Mayer USDA ...
Health Dec 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
The most common kind of chronically irregular heartbeat, known as atrial fibrillation, is associated with a greater risk of dementia, including Alzheimer's disease. This discovery by scientists at Group Health Research Institute ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 08, 2011 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
Opioids -- a class of medicines commonly given for pain -- were associated with a higher risk of pneumonia in a study of 3,061 adults, aged 65 to 94, e-published in advance of publication in the Journal of the American Ge ...
Medications Sep 22, 2011 | 2 / 5 (1) | 1
Journal of the American Geriatrics Society
Journal of the American Geriatrics Society is a peer-reviewed journal of the American Geriatrics Society.
Also involved in the journal are the American Therapeutic Society and Texas Geriatrics Society.
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