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Aspirin fails to improve CV outcomes, raises hemorrhage risk in older adults

September 17, 2018
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Low-dose aspirin does not improve survival in elderly

September 17, 2018
A daily 100-mg dose of aspirin had no impact on disability-free survival among healthy elderly patients, and was linked to a higher rate of major hemorrhage, according…
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Teenagers with cognitive disabilities may be at higher risk for Alzheimer’s disease

September 14, 2018
Adolescent girls with lower memory for words and adolescent boys with lower mechanical reasoning had higher odds of developing Alzheimer’s disease and related…
In the Journals

‘Easy-to-use’ risk score predicts unfavorable course of dizziness in older patients

September 13, 2018
A risk score using four predictors that researchers deemed “easy-to-use” correctly identified patients older than 65 years at high risk for an unfavorable…
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Cirrhosis and Hepatic Encephalopathy – Managing Their Consequences and Complications

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Salix Pharmaceuticals, a division of Valeant Pharmaceuticals North America LLC.

Cirrhosis, or advanced fibrosis of the liver, can lead to serious health sequelae or death. However, substantial…
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Chapter 14: Nutrition In The Elderly

From Clinical Nutrition in Gastrointestinal Disease
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VIDEO: Even small measures to increase geriatric patients’ activity in the hospital can improve outcomes

April 20, 2018
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