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February 21, 2017
There has been an increasing amount of recent interest on the potential benefits of physical exercise in older people, including signals that suggest a possible nexus between physical exercise and improved cognition.1,2 In older people who are...
February 21, 2017
The primary objective was to evaluate the risk of fractures associated with use of zopiclone, a new Z-hypnotic, in a population-based cohort of older people in New Zealand (NZ) in a real-world setting. The secondary objective was to examine a...
February 21, 2017
Studies reporting prompted voiding (PV) interventions were of short duration and were delivered by research personnel rather than nursing home staff. This study examined the effectiveness of the use of PV by nursing home staff in managing urinary...
February 21, 2017
Dental neglect and high levels of unmet dental needs are becoming increasingly prevalent among elderly residents of long-term care facilities, although frail, elderly, and dependent populations are the most in need of professional dental care...
February 21, 2017
It is well established that low muscle mass affects physical performance in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). We hypothesize that combined low muscle mass and abdominal obesity may also adversely influence the cardiometabolic risk...
February 21, 2017
We investigated the differences in the physical function test results across stages from normal cognition (NC) to moderate Alzheimer disease (AD) and how risk factors of physical function decline are correlated with the physical function test...
February 21, 2017
To study pain prevalence, pain type, and its pharmacological treatment in Dutch nursing home residents in relation to dementia subtype and dementia severity.
February 21, 2017
There is growing interest in the use of curcumin, a plant polyphenol with potent anti-inflammatory, anti-oxidant, and neuroprotective properties, as a novel antidepressant. Clinical trials have yielded conflicting conclusions pertaining to its...
February 17, 2017
Congressman Tom Price, MD, (R-GA) was confirmed by the Senate by a vote of 52-47 to service as the new Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Secretary Price is an orthopedic surgeon that has been in support of repealing the...
February 17, 2017
During this year’s Annual Conference in Phoenix, don’t miss many of the great policy sessions being offered. On Thursday, March 16th join policy experts for Health Care Reform: MACRA and Beyond for PA/LTC Practitioners. This policy intensive,...