HOME >> MEDICINE >> NEWS
Evacuation of elders during disasters to be addressed at GSA's upcoming annual meeting

ng to Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) therapies for a variety of reasons: dissatisfaction with standard medical care, to improve quality-of-life, alleviate chronic pain, and promote general health and longevity. With increased use, further knowledge of the benefits and drawbacks of CAM therapies is becoming crucial. While the field is relatively new and few techniques have been subjected to rigorous studies, there is a growing body of information about CAM utilization and specific applications and techniques. This symposium will provide a brief review of the literature on CAM use in the elderly population and will use a multidisciplinary panel of experts in several CAM modalities to discuss the use and reported benefits of CAM.
Saturday, November 19 at 1:30 p.m.

Transportation Policy for an Aging Society:
Transportation and aging advocates had their concerns heard at three officially designated listening sessions and solutions forums from January through April, 2005 in preparation for the White House Conference on Aging (WHCoA). Policy recommendations were made representing the whole continuum of community mobility from the screening and assessment of critical skills for driving to supplemental transportation programs for elders. Which of the recommendations ultimately made it to the WHCoA delegates? Moreover, which issues were not heard and what work remains for advocates, policy decision-makers, and consumers?
Monday, November 21 at 1:30 p.m.

A Major Trial of Exercise to Prevent Disability: The LIFE Study:
As life expectancy increases, prevention of disability has emerged as a major clinical and public health priority. A critical factor in an older person's ability to function independently is mobility, the ability to move about without assistance. Older people who lose mobility are less likely to remain in the community, have higher rates of morbidity and mortality, have more hospitalizations, a
'"/>

Contact: Todd Kluss
tkluss@geron.org
202-842-1275
The Gerontological Society of America
3-Nov-2005


Page: 1 2 3 4 5

Related medicine news :

1. Evacuation not automatically best for health during chemical incidents
2. Wheres the beef? Not enough of it is on elders plates, muscle-metabolism study suggests
3. For elders, too few drugs are as much a risk as too many
4. Orlando press briefing: Budget cut puts elders health at risk
5. Michigan-CDC study supports value of social restrictions during influenza pandemics
6. Are parking garages safe during hurricanes?
7. Smoking may interfere with alcoholics neurocognitive recovery during abstinence
8. Genetic variations may predispose some men to suicidal thoughts during treatment for depression
9. Study questions risks of anti-bleeding drug during heart surgery
10. Pfizer Onocology press briefing scheduled during ASCO 2007 Annual Meeting
11. UW study to clarify safety, effectiveness of hormone therapy during menopause

Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:12/2/2016)... ... December 02, 2016 , ... The annual time frame to change Medicare health ... is ending December 7th. Currently-enrolled Medicare beneficiaries who are looking to switch from their ... D) need to make changes during this period order for their new policy to ...
(Date:12/2/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... December 02, 2016 , ... More than ... and while 84 percent of parents report speaking with their child about sex related ... sexually transmitted diseases. , Mediaplanet is proud to announce the launch of its second ...
(Date:12/2/2016)... ... December 02, 2016 , ... Sourced from the Isbre Springs beneath the 5,000 ... unmatched natural purity of just 6 ppm TDS (Total Dissolved Solids) in addition to ... been available in several ShopRite and FoodTown stores in NJ and received rave comments ...
(Date:12/2/2016)... Miami, FL (PRWEB) , ... December 02, 2016 ... ... over 5,100 hot meals to needy individuals and families from eight different sites ... Florida on Thanksgiving Day. Over 1,000 volunteers worked very hard on Thanksgiving morning ...
(Date:11/30/2016)... , ... November 30, 2016 , ... ... they now offer a comprehensive in-house dental plan for all patients. Understanding that ... a plan that gives patients a number of perks, including discounts on many ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:12/2/2016)... YORK , December 2, 2016 ... Braces & Support) is Expected to Gain a Significant Market ... to Orthopedic Ailments  ... , According to ... Study on Medical Implants Sterile Packaging: Clamshell Product Type Segment ...
(Date:12/2/2016)... On Thursday, the NASDAQ Composite and ... the Dow Jones Industrial Average managed to stay in green. ... which prompted Stock-callers this morning to look at the performances ... NUVA ), Smith & Nephew PLC (NYSE: SNN ... Cesca Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: KOOL ). You can ...
(Date:12/2/2016)... -- The concept of rare diseases and the idea that ... has been taking shape in Europe ... initiatives related to orphan medicinal products have been emerging at ... states individually. Many member states in the EU have led ... medicinal products, the result of which took the shape of ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
Cached News: