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Elderly People Prefer The Company Of Pet Dogs

...e lead author William A. Banks, M.D., professor of geriatrics in the Department of Internal Medicine and Professor of Pharmacological and Physiological Sciences at Saint Louis University School of Medicine, said that the study had found that elderly people consider a little quiet time with a dog a better treatm...

Alcoholism Linked To Higher Death Rates Among Older Men

...ath, said Dr. Alison Moore, associate professor of geriatrics at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, and the study’s lead researcher. “None of these studies have specifically looked at the interaction of alcohol use and conditions or medications that may be unsafe with even moderate amounts of alcoho...

Cut Calories to Age Gracefully

...lloszy, a professor of medicine in the division of geriatrics and nutritional sciences at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, said the study is of major importance because it shows a mild degree of caloric restriction - just enough to prevent weight gain with advancing age - can have benefici...

Internet Dating Spares None

... recommends Michael Doh from the German centre for geriatrics at the University of Heidelberg. Internet sites are often overloaded with content and advertising."Many older people get overwhelmed quickly by this flood of stimuli." Source: Indo-Asian News Service...

Unnecessary Catheterization Puts Elderly Patients at Risk

...or Seth Landefeld, MD, associate chief of staff of geriatrics and extended care at SFVAMC and Senior Scholar in the VA National Quality Scholar Program. The study identified nine specific risk factors for unnecessary catheterization: female gender, chronic illness, cognitive impairment, incontinence, inability ...

Help Near At Hand For Elderly With Disturbed Sleep

..." says Julie Gammack, M.D., assistant professor of geriatrics at Saint Louis University, and an author of a review published in the American Journal of Medicine. "Sleep disturbance in the elderly is associated with decreased memory, impaired concentration and impaired ability to function. It contributes to an...

Dearth of geriatricians says study

...stern Ontario said the number of people opting for geriatrics is only about four medical students per year across the nation. "By 2016, if we don't do something, we'll be slipping below our current level of geriatric specialists and with the population of people over the age of 65 about to double in the next...

Ireland Set To Become Hub Of Alzheimer's Research

...blin Ageing Research Network comprising doctors in geriatrics and old age psychiatry from the major Dublin hospitals to work on this important clinical study, which could lead to an innovative approach to a treatment for Alzheimer’s disease." He added that if the two-year trial was successful, it could very w...

Can Prunes Reverse Bone Loss After Menopause?

...nvestigator is Dr. Kenneth Brummel-Smith, chair of geriatrics at the FSU College of Medicine. Members of the nutrition, food and exercise sciences department research team include post-doctoral fellow Latha Devareddy; doctoral student Shirin Hooshmand, the study coordinator; and master's degree students Raz Saa...

Geriatrics Gets Shabby Treatment from Homes and Hospitals

...extremely difficult issue. Family members of the geriatrics claim that the food given to these people are not interesting enough to eat and sometimes it is not nutritive also. This is certainly going to have an adverse effect on their health when the diet is not balanced. Mr. Lewis also felt that the treatm...

Number of Students Taking Up Geriatric Medicine on the Decline

...agg said the reason students don’t want to go into geriatrics is simple. 'Most people think working with older adults is depressing,' she said. 'Also, the procedures aren’t as ‘glamorous’ as in other specialties. There needs to be a big shift in attitudes when it comes to care for the older population. In fac...

Exercising Significantly Enhances Quality of Life Among Elders

...e significantly enhances the quality of life among geriatrics . The study compared the efficiency of three programmes designed for reducing falls and improving quality-of-life among the elderly; education, home safety assessment and modification (HSAM) and exercise training. The study also examined the seco...

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