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Older people recover from disabling events at higher rate than previously thought

...udy who recovered from disability maintained their independence for at least 6 months. But for many, recovery from disability was short-lasting, especially among people with a disability lasting 2 or more months. While the short-term prognosis for recovery is good for many older people, the findings of recurring...

Vision loss from eye diseases will increase as Americans age

...NIH)."Blindness and low vision can lead to loss of independence and reduced quality of life," said Elias A. Zerhouni, M.D., Director of the NIH. "As our population lives longer, eye disease will be an ever greater concern. These data underscore NIH's commitment to the support of vision research that will prevent,...

Anemia associated with disability and poorer physical performance

...nd low muscle strength all which can threaten the independence of older adults," said Brenda Penninx, Ph.D., lead researcher. "Physicians should be aware of their older patients' anemia status, even if there is no apparent disease." Anemia, which is a reduced level of oxygen-carrying red blood cells, affects abo...

Eight New Hartford doctoral fellows in Geriatric Social Work selected

...ice system innovations that promote the health and independence of America's older adults. Through its grant making, the Foundation seeks to strengthen the nation's capacity to provide effective, affordable care to this rapidly increasing older population by education "aging-prepared" health professionals (physi...

Scientists reveal significant behavioral impacts of early life stress, study therapies

...he typical age when juvenile monkeys begin to gain independence from their mothers in the wild." The scientists noted that the infants separated from their mothers at 1 week of age displayed a series of atypical behaviors. Specifically, these animals spent significantly more time alone than animals in the control...

PITT, OHSU: When early life stress occurs determines its impact later

...he typical age when juvenile monkeys begin to gain independence from their mothers in the wild. The scientists noted that the infants separated from their mothers at one week of age displayed a series of atypical behaviors. Specifically, these animals spent significantly more time alone than animals in the contro...

Growing epidemic of wet AMD ushers in new era in treatment of the disease

... rehabilitation services are available to maximize independence and preserve quality of life for the hundreds of thousands of Americans living with age-related macular degeneration. Between six and ten percent of patients with AMD progress to the wet form of the disease, characterized by the growth of abnormal b...

Elderly experience long-term cognitive decline after surgery

...e in cognition is strongly associated with loss of independence or death," she continued. "Since our studies have demonstrated a high incidence of cognitive decline after surgery, more research is need to better understand the mechanisms responsible for postoperative cognitive decline and to develop interventions...

Rehabilitation professionals in nationwide survey cite barriers to assistive technology transfer

...ermination, and make greater function, dignity and independence more than just a dream for millions of Americans."...-art technology for individuals in need of greater independence and productivity with the ability to participate more fully in society. Click here to view Sally Gam...

Reduced risk of institutionalisation in patients with dementia

...d for residential or nursing home care, prolonging independence and the time patients can spend at home with their families." Unlike previous pharmaco-economic studies of galantamine, which were based on long-term projections from results of short-term clinical trials, these analyses employed data from long-te...

Generation gap found in chronic pain

...han 100 million Americans, and will clearly impact independence and successful aging," she says....

Early supported discharge services can reduce long term dependency for stroke patients

...duction equates to an extra six patients regaining independence for every 100 patients receiving ESD services. The hospital stays were 8 days shorter for patients assigned to ESD services than those assigned to conventional services. The greatest benefits were seen in the trials evaluating a coordinated multidisc...

Single-donor islet transplantation procedure shows promise for patients with type 1 diabetes

...till needed. In particular, restoration of insulin independence must be achieved with a single donor, as is also t...erse events. All eight recipients achieved insulin independence and freedom from hypoglycemia. Five remained insulin-independent for longer than 1 year. "Our resul...

Simple blood test may help to predict cardiovascular risk in older women

...present in postmenopausal women and to examine the independence of this association from other known CVD risk factors and biomarkers," the authors write. Other known CVD risk factors and biomarkers included in the analysis included age, race, ethnicity, baseline hypertension, diabetes, smoking, body mass index di...

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