Geriatrics News

Air Pollution Found to Accelerate Aging of the Lungs
About One in 20 Patients Exposed to Preventable Harm
CDC Assesses Burden of Eye Disorders in Adults With Diabetes
Physical Activity Linked to Slower Aβ-Related Cognitive Decline
Subclinical Cardiovascular Dz May Up Fall Risk in Older Adults
1999 to 2017 Saw Increase in Unintentional Injury Death Rates
Frequent Fried Food Intake Increases Risk for Coronary Artery Disease
CRP-Guided Testing Cuts Antibiotic Use in COPD Exacerbations
Erectile Dysfunction Presents Large Global Health Burden
Serious Misdiagnosis-Related Harms Mostly Due to 'Big Three'
Capping Work Hours in Residency Does Not Impact Outcomes Later
Medicare Drug Rebate Plan Withdrawn by Trump Administration
Elderly-Onset Rheumatoid Arthritis Ups Bone Erosion Risk
Health Care Professionals Exhibit Gender Bias
Mentally Stimulating Activities Lower Risk for Cognitive Decline
EHR System-Generated In-Basket Messages Linked to Burnout
Rule Requiring Drug Prices in TV Ads Blocked by Judge
Simple Fixed Threshold IDs Those at Risk for COPD-Related Events
Androgen Deprivation Therapy May Up Risk of Alzheimer Disease
Most Supplements Offer Little Protection Against Heart Disease
New Staffing Data Source Can Improve Nursing Home Monitoring
Treating Depression May Reduce Mortality in Diabetes Patients
Flesh-Eating Bacteria Claims Life of Florida Woman
Considerable Number of Patients Receive Surprise Hospital Charges
Nutrition-Focused Program at Home Health Agency Beneficial
Longevity Benefits for Adults Becoming More Physically Active
Leisure-Time Physical Activity Linked to Lower SAH Risk
Most Grandparents Store Meds in Containers That Are Easy to Open
Five-Year Survival Less Than 40 Percent in Seniors With DLBCL
Functional Decline Seen in Many Older Adults Initiating Dialysis
ACIP: Men as Old as 26 Should Get HPV Vaccine
Higher Protein Intake May Cut Risk for Frailty in Older Women
Similar CV Event Rates Seen for Generic, Brand Levothyroxine
MSSP ACOs May Not Improve Spending, Quality of Care
Short-Term Walking Intervention Offers Lasting Health Benefits
Americans Concerned About Clinician Burnout
Older Kidney Donors With HTN at Higher Risk for ESKD Later
Triclosan Exposure May Lower Bone Mineral Density in Women
Older Americans Generally Current With Eye Exams
Greater Long-Term Decline in Stroke Seen Among Older Adults
Suicide Risk Seen Among Older Adults Living in Long-Term Care
Seniors Who Develop Cancer Have Better Memory, Slower Decline
2018 to 2019 Influenza Season in U.S. Was Longest in 10 Years
New England Journal of Medicine Picks New Editor-in-Chief
Risk Factors ID'd for Atrial Fibrillation With Type 1 Diabetes
High Response Seen for Chemo in Seniors With High-Risk AML
Elderly Women May Still Benefit From Osteoporosis Treatment
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Geriatrics Conference Highlights

June 7 2019 - June 11 2019American Diabetes Association, June 7-11
May 31 2019 - June 4 2019American Society of Clinical Oncology, May 31-June 4
May 18 2019 - May 21 2019Digestive Disease Week, May 18-21
May 18 2019 - May 22 2019American Psychiatric Association, May 18-22
May 3 2019 - May 6 2019American Urological Association, May 3-6
April 11 2019 - April 13 2019American College of Physicians, April 11-13
March 1 2019 - March 5 2019American Academy of Dermatology, March 1-5
February 6 2019 - February 8 2019American Stroke Association, Feb. 6-8
November 25 2018 - November 30 2018Radiological Society of North America, Nov. 25-30
November 10 2018 - November 12 2018American Heart Association, Nov. 10-12
October 27 2018 - October 30 2018American Academy of Ophthalmology, Oct. 27-30
October 23 2018 - October 28 2018American Society of Nephrology, Oct. 23-28
August 25 2018 - August 27 2018National Association of Chain Drug Stores, Aug. 25-27

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