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International project to tackle frailty across Europe A 2.3m euros project to tackle the escalating problem of frailty among Europe's ageing population will be conducted by an international team of researchers.
Medical News Today | Apr 23, 2015 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
New research points to elderly as growing contributor to tuberculosis in China Preliminary findings presented at international TB vaccine conference suggest development and introduction of a 'post-infection' vaccine could have a major impact in reducing TB disease in China...
Medical News Today | Apr 23, 2015 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
New research gives clues as to why older people get more tendon injuries Researchers from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL), University of East Anglia, University College London and University of Liverpool, repeatedly stretched samples of horse tendons, which are...
Medical News Today | Apr 23, 2015 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Dutch doctors withhold/withdraw treatment in many elderly patients Dutch doctors withhold/withdraw treatment in a substantial proportion of elderly patients, reveals research published online in the Journal of Medical Ethics.
Medical News Today | Apr 22, 2015 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Journal tackles aging policy issues raised by White House In anticipation of the forthcoming 2015 White House Conference on Aging (WHCoA), The Gerontological Society of America (GSA) has produced a special issue of The Gerontologist that outlines a vision...
Medical News Today | Apr 21, 2015 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Statins cost-effective for older patients but adverse effects could be an issue A modeling study suggests that statins are cost-effective for the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease in older patients, but even small increases in geriatric-specific adverse effects...
Medical News Today | Apr 20, 2015 9:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Hospital wards ideal for deprescribing in older people The opportunity to safely reduce the number of medications being prescribed to older patients is being missed by Australian hospitals, which may be the ideal setting for such complex assessments...
Medical News Today | Apr 20, 2015 10:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
International effort identifies a gene for cognitive processing speed An international team of researchers, including investigators from the University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC), has identified a gene that underlies healthy information processing - a first...
Medical News Today | Apr 20, 2015 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Housework keeps older adults more physically and emotionally fit, CWRU researcher finds Older adults who keep a clean and orderly home--because of the exercise it takes to get the job done - tend to feel emotionally and physically better after tackling house chores, according to new...
Medical News Today | Apr 20, 2015 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
More individuals discussing end-of-life wishes with loved ones Discussing end-of-life wishes with loved ones can be difficult, but new research from the University of Missouri shows more individuals are engaging in advance care planning.
Medical News Today | Apr 20, 2015 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend