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Citalopram similarly effective for depression in older, younger adults

October 10, 2017

Treatment responses to citalopram were comparable among older and younger adults with major depressive disorder, according to recent findings.

“In many health conditions, younger patients experience better recovery than elderly patients. This study shows that patients with major depressive disorder can experience improvement in functioning and quality of life after treatment, no matter their age,” study researcher Waguih William IsHak, MD, of Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, said in a press release.

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Obese older women at higher risk for mobility limitation after total knee or hip replacement for OA

October 5, 2017
Obesity was associated with an increased risk of late-life mobility limitation among older women who underwent total knee or total hip replacement for osteoarthritis…
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Undiagnosed vertebral fractures may cause back pain, limit activity in older men

September 29, 2017
Older men with incident radiographic-only vertebral fractures have more back pain — and may limit their usual physical activities as a result — compared with…
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Serotonin may play important role in aging brain, dementia

August 18, 2017
Recent findings suggested the serotonin system may be an effective target for prevention and treatment of mild cognitive impairment. “Now that we have more…
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