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Geriatric management a major focus in future of O&P

November 21, 2014
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — Heikki Uustal, MD, medical director for the Prosthetic and Orthotic Team at JFK-Johnson Rehab Institute, shared the importance of incorporating geriatric management techniques into O&P practice at the New Jersey chapter of the American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists annual meeting.

NIH renews research grants on aging

November 20, 2014
The NIH has announced renewed funding of $23.4 million for 11 Edward R. Roybal Centers for Research on Applied Gerontology and the designation of two additional…
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ICS for asthma-COPD overlap syndrome showed no significant benefits

November 20, 2014
Inhaled corticosteroid treatment in patients with asthma-COPD overlap syndrome did not show significant beneficial effects in decreased lung function, exacerbation or…
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Co-trimoxazole linked to sudden death in older patients on renin-angiotensin inhibitors

November 20, 2014
The use of co-trimoxazole increased risk for sudden death among older patients on a regimen of ACE inhibitors or angiotensin receptor blockers, according to recent…
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Journal of Gerontological Nursing, November 2014, Volume 40 Issue 11
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ACAAI speaker: Aging allergy patients 'underserved'

November 10, 2014
ATLANTA — In this video, John J. Oppenheimer, MD, FACAAI, clinical professor of medicine, Rutgers New Jersey…
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