Fitness in midlife appears to be associated with a lower risk of common chronic health conditions later in life in men and women older than ...
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It could be an anxiety disorder. The National Comorbidity Survey-Replication (NCS-R) study, published in the September 2009 American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, estimated that 7% of adults age 65 ... referral.”. American Geriatrics Society 2012
Being offered video games that encouraged physical activity didn't help children, but one inactive game did help their grandparents' cogniti...
Also in this issue, a geriatrics expert explains in a Q&A why he believes“ urinary tract infection” is a widely overused diagnosis.
Periyakoil, MD, who is also a geriatrics and palliative care doctor.
The Infectious Diseases Society of America, for example, recommends against routine screening and treatment in most cases, while the American Geriatrics Society includes avoiding antibiotics in asymptomatic older adults in its
By 2050, that number is expected to triple. At the same time, few medical school graduates are pursuing advanced training in geriatrics. ... Santulli, MD, associate professor of psychiatry and director of geriatric psychiatry at Dartmouth-Hitchcock
Certification: 1977 (internal medicine), recertified 1987; geriatric medicine, 1988, recertified 2000. ... Certification: 1977 (internal medicine); Pulmonary Diseases (1980), Special Qualifications in Critical Care, (1991-2001), Added Qualifications in
Or so finds a new a study in BMC Geriatrics. Older people in both countries were asked to remember a list of words, and the American test subjects did significantly better