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Stereotactic Ablative Radiotherapy achieves better overall survival than surgery for early lung cancer First randomized clinical trial comparing the two therapies suggests that the non-invasive SABR treatment should be considered an alternative to surgery, especially for elderly patients and those...
Medical News Today | May 14, 2015 12:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
The University of Valencia leads a European project to increase life expectancy in the EU by two years The University of Valencia leads Focus, a European project with a budget of €2.
Medical News Today | May 14, 2015 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Protein aggregates save cells during aging Max Planck Scientists identify new role of protein aggregates in neurodegenerationMuscle cell of a long-lived nematode worm: chaperone-rich protein aggregates (green) accumulate and save the...
Medical News Today | May 12, 2015 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
New insights on obesity, dementia, & mobility highlights at AGS Annual Scientific Meeting Work to be presented May 15-17 in National Harbor, Md., represents field's most highly rated scholarship among more than 800 abstract submissionsPhysical activity and lifestyle interventions for...
Medical News Today | May 12, 2015 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Dexamethasone may help prevent severe kidney injury following heart surgery The inexpensive anti-inflammatory drug could save thousands of lives each yearHighlights Patients who received dexamethasone during heart surgery had about a 2.
Medical News Today | May 10, 2015 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Perception of US care for the dying worsens Surveys of loved ones who lost elderly relatives show that the perception of the quality of care for the dying in the United States has worsened over the last decade.
Medical News Today | May 9, 2015 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
The use of canes and other mobility devices is on the rise among older adults About one-quarter of adults aged 65 years and older used mobility devices--such as canes, walkers, and wheelchairs--in 2011, and about a third of these reported using multiple devices.
Medical News Today | May 8, 2015 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Study links PTSD to premature aging A new study by UC-San Diego researchers finds individuals with post-traumatic stress disorder may be at higher risk for premature aging.
Medical News Today | May 8, 2015 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Data presented showcase the real-world efficacy of EYLEA in UK clinical practice Bayer HealthCare reports that real-world data from a UK wide National Aflibercept Audit and Moorfields Aflibercept Audit have been presented at The Association for Research in Vision and...
Medical News Today | May 7, 2015 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Enhancing emergency medical care for seniors could reduce hospital admissions Applying palliative care principles to emergency departments may reduce the number of geriatric patients admitted to intensive care units, possibly extending lives and reducing Medicare costs...
Medical News Today | May 7, 2015 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend