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Hospital to home transition interventions can keep people out of the hospital longer, especially for older patients Kim J. Verhaegh of the Academic Medical Center Amsterdam and colleagues examined whether readmission rates for chronically ill patients from a variety of countries could be improved with...
Medical News Today | Sep 10, 2014 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Just one facial plastic surgery can safely address the major aspects of aging A total facial rejuvenation that combines three procedures to address the multiple signs of an aging face and neck can be performed safely at one time, a new study shows.
Medical News Today | Sep 10, 2014 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Long-term benzodiazepine use linked to increased Alzheimer's risk A large, long-term study further investigates a previously suggested link between benzodiazepine use and increased risk of Alzheimer's disease.
Medical News Today | Sep 10, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
As we age our stem cells' ability to repair muscle is reduced As we age, stem cells throughout our bodies gradually lose their capacity to repair damage, even from normal wear and tear.
Medical News Today | Sep 10, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Gene 'may slow aging of entire body when activated in key organs' Activating a gene called AMPK in the intestines of fruit flies appeared to slow the aging process in both the intestine and the brain, and vice versa, a new study finds.
Medical News Today | Sep 9, 2014 3:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Patients with advanced dementia continue receiving medications of questionable benefit More than half of nursing home residents with advanced dementia (a terminal illness marked by severe cognitive impairment and functional dependence) continue to receive medications of questionable...
Medical News Today | Sep 9, 2014 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
97 percent of elderly patients aged above 80 years recover without major complications after breast cancer surgery A study conducted by National Cancer Centre Singapore (NCCS) has shown that age per se is not a contraindication to breast cancer surgery, and such surgeries may be safely performed for women aged 80...
Medical News Today | Sep 9, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Part of arthritis puzzle identified The way in which some cells alter their behaviour at the onset of osteoarthritis has been identified for the first time by researchers at the University of Liverpool.
Medical News Today | Sep 8, 2014 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
A spontaneous retinal neovascular mouse model Neovascular age-related macular degeneration (AMD), which involves formation of abnormal blood vessels in the retina, is a leading cause of vision loss.
Medical News Today | Sep 8, 2014 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Memory loss more common in people with blood type AB Researchers have found that although people with blood type AB only make up 4% of the US population, those with this blood type are 82% more likely to develop memory problems.
Medical News Today | Sep 7, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend