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Does obesity lead to more nursing home admission and a lower quality of care? In a study published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, researchers examined the care that obese older adults receive when they are admitted to nursing homes.
Medical News Today | Jun 1, 2016 12:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
What are the Risks of Knee Replacement Surgery? Find out about the risks of knee replacement surgery. These include infection risks, bleeding risks, and the need for further surgery.
Medical News Today | Jun 1, 2016 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
The Best Walking and Running Shoes for Osteoarthritis of the Knee What are the best walking and running shoes for people with osteoarthritis of the knee? Learn about what to look for when buying athletic shoes.
Medical News Today | May 30, 2016 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Stages of Osteoarthritis of the Knee Learn all about the different stages that osteoarthritis of the knee progresses through, including how the disease can be treated and prevented.
Medical News Today | May 29, 2016 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Real world study shows ivabradine significantly improved quality of life in elderly patients with heart failure Older heart failure patients, prescribed Procoralan® (ivabradine), have been shown to experience a significant improvement in quality of life (QoL); a key priority in the treatment of heart...
Medical News Today | May 27, 2016 11:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
The taste or smell of foods can affect aging, say scientists Animals can perceive changes in many environmental factors such as temperature and the taste or smell of foods. This is achieved by specialized nerve cells called sensory neurons.
Medical News Today | May 27, 2016 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Crepitus of the Knee: Creaky Bones or Something More? Learn all about crepitus of the knee, a cracking or popping sensation when the knee is extended. This article looks at causes and prevention of crepitus.
Medical News Today | May 26, 2016 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
UCLA study identifies how brain connects memories across time Neuroscientists boost ability of aging brain to recapture links between related memories.
Medical News Today | May 25, 2016 2:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Cognitive decline hastened with greater fluctuations in blood pressure Greater blood pressure variability over 5 years may speed up cognitive decline for older adults, according to the results of a new study.
Medical News Today | May 24, 2016 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Lowering target level of systolic blood pressure for older adults reduces rate of cardiovascular events, death Among adults 75 years of age or older, treating to a systolic blood pressure target of less than 120 mm Hg compared with less than 140 mm Hg resulted in significantly lower rates of fatal and...
Medical News Today | May 20, 2016 2:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend