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Link found between body size, physical activity, sex, life expectancy

January 22, 2019
In the Journals

Frailty impacts susceptibility to dementia

January 18, 2019
Study findings published in The Lancet Neurology indicated that frailty makes older adults more susceptible to Alzheimer’s dementia and moderates the effects of…

How clinicians can identify, address food insecurity in older patients

January 18, 2019
Almost 8% of all U.S. households had at least one adult aged 65 years and older experience food insecurity in 2017, a number almost certain to increase as more Americans…
In the Journals

Adding dairy to Mediterranean diet may enhance cognitive function, psychological well-being

January 17, 2019
Supplementing the Mediterranean diet with dairy foods improved mood and processing speed in Australian adults aged 45 years or older who were also at risk for CVD and…
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Multidisciplinary Perspectives in Giant Cell Arteritis: A Team-based Approach for Improved Quality of Care

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Genentech, Inc.

Giant cell arteritis (GCA) is the most common form of medium- and large-vessel vasculitis. If left untreated, patients…
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Question 28: I Have A Patient With Biliary-Type Pain, But No Other Evidence Of Bile Duct Disease (Normal Diameter Duct On Ultrasound, Normal Liver Function Tests). How Should Such A Patient Be Managed?

From Curbside Consultation in Endoscopy: 49 Clinical Questions, Second Edition
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VIDEO: Hospitalization outcomes in older adults improving

April 28, 2017
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