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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-10-21T21:22:40-0400
There is a bimodal distribution to the new onset seizures with one peak occurring in the very young and the second peak occurring in persons over age 65 years. The presentation of seizure...
A randomized trial has been designed to determine if this complex intervention can significantly decrease the risk of unplanned readmissions in this very elderly population, compared with ...
The main objective of this study is to show MRI functional and structural differences between depressed elderly patients with a history of attempted suicide compared to depressed elderly p...
Obesity has become an increasingly prevalent public health problem in the United States, reaching epidemic proportions. According to 2009 CDC epidemiologic data on obesity in the United St...
The purpose of this study is to define the effects of chronic disuse on skeletal muscle structure and function in elderly individuals at the cellular and molecular level by examining elder...
To assess the value of combined chromosomal karyotyping and BACs-on-Beads(BoBs) assay for the prenatal diagnosis of high risk gravida from Ningbo.
The prevalence of various diseases in the elderly has increased the use of drugs, which is coupled with age-related physiological changes and places the elderly at risk for multiple side effects. The ...
To examine factors associated with frailty among the young-old elderly (YOE) and old-old elderly (OOE).
Inadequate hydration in the elderly is associated with increased morbidity and mortality. However, few studies have addressed the knowledge of elderly individuals regarding hydration in health and dis...
Management of glioblastoma in the elderly population is challenging. In the near future, more than half of patients with this tumor will be diagnosed over the age of 65. Clinicians have been historica...
Housing arrangements for the elderly or aged, intended to foster independent living. The housing may take the form of group homes or small apartments. It is available to the economically self-supporting but the concept includes housing for the elderly with some physical limitations. The concept should be differentiated from HOMES FOR THE AGED which is restricted to long-term geriatric facilities providing supervised medical and nursing services.
A chronic and relatively benign subepidermal blistering disease usually of the elderly and without histopathologic acantholysis.
Older adults or aged individuals who are lacking in general strength and are unusually susceptible to disease or to other infirmity.
A disease of elderly men characterized by large osteophytes that bridge vertebrae and ossification of ligaments and tendon insertions.
Absorbent pads used for URINARY INCONTINENCE and usually worn as underpants or pants liners by the ELDERLY.