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What to do with ancient people

A 100-year-old woman is brought to the emergency room by a concerned friend because she can no longer get out of bed to get food or go to th...
April 2020

QD: News Every Day--Women who drink moderately, regularly may age better

Previous research has borne out the association. Results of a study published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society in 2006 reported on a community-based, national random sample of
April 2020

QD: News Every Day--Baby boomers dominating ambulatory care, but bypassing primary care

Office-based practices are focusing increasingly on patients 45 and older, reports the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In 200...
April 2020

QD: News Every Day--Exercise in elderly with dementia may improve activities of daily living

Exercise programs in people with dementia can have a significant impact in improving ability to perform activities of daily living and possi...
April 2020

Palliative care, the right to die, and ensuring that patients' wishes are followed

She's thinking about going into geriatrics. Situations like this are in many ways the most meaningful for doctors.
April 2020

QD: News Every Day--Growing minority say doctors should do anything to keep patients alive

A growing minority of Americans said that medical professionals should do everything possible to save a patient’s life in all circumstances,...
April 2020

How to age better depends on where you live

At GlassHospital we strive to bring you interesting ideas about improving health and health care from places far and wide: An article in t...
April 2020

QD: News Every Day--Elderly want longevity over quality, but it's tough to predict

Results appeared in the European Heart Journal. In multivariable analysis, willingness to trade survival time increased with age, female sex, a reduced Duke Activity Status Index, Geriatric Depression Score, and history
April 2020

QD: News Every Day--Move over kids, and let grandma have the game controller

Being offered video games that encouraged physical activity didn't help children, but one inactive game did help their grandparents' cogniti...
April 2020

QD: News Every Day--new research on Alzheimer's disease

Data presented at the International Conference on Alzheimer's Disease in Honolulu this week indicated that exercise and adequate vitamin D ...
April 2020

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