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Scott D. Boden, MD, expands on the increasing population of older patients' demand on orthopedic practices

Scott D. Boden, MD, expands on the increasing population of older patients' demand on orthopedic practices
August 6, 2014

LONDON — At the 15th EFORT Congress – A Combined Program in Partnership with the BOA, Scott D. Boden, MD, discussed the increasing population of older patients and the effect this population’s heightened demand will have on orthopedic practices.

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Low glycemic load diet may improve cognitive function in older adults

July 24, 2017
Older adults with poor glucose regulation who consume a high glycemic load diet are more likely to experience poorer cognition as measured by six cognitive domains…
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Fatigue tied to low physical activity in survivors of thyroid cancer

July 24, 2017
Low physical activity level may increase fatigue in survivors of thyroid cancer, especially among those who are unemployed or disabled, according to findings published…
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Child with HIV suppresses virus for more than 8 years without ART

July 24, 2017
A South African child who was diagnosed with HIV as an infant has suppressed the virus for the past 8 1/2 years without treatment, researchers said. The child was…
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Socially Assistive Robots: Measuring Older Adults' Perceptions

Journal of Gerontological Nursing
Online Advanced Release, July 13, 2017
To address manpower shortages, health care leaders recommend technology, including robots, to facilitate and augment…
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Peripheral Inflammatory Biomarkers and Cognitive Decline in Older Adults With and Without Alzheimer's Disease: A Systematic Review

Journal of Gerontological Nursing
Online Advanced Release, May 31, 2017
Peripheral inflammatory biomarkers may play an important role in the cognitive decline of aging and incidence of…
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Comparison of Two Cognitive Training Programs With Effects on Functional Activities and Quality of Life

Research in Gerontological Nursing
Online Advanced Release, May 31, 2017
The aim of the current study was to compare the effectiveness of two types of cognitive training in 60 older adults…
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