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Physical and Nutritional Prehabilitation in Older Patients With Colorectal Carcinoma: A Systematic Review

Physical and Nutritional Prehabilitation in Older Patients With Colorectal Carcinoma: A Systematic Review

2 hours ago   |   LWW

Background and Purpose: Sarcopenia and malnourishment are highly prevalent in older patients with colorectal cancer , who form a growing group of patients at risk of adverse...
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Physical Performance Impairments and Limitations Among Hospitalized Frail Older Adults

Physical Performance Impairments and Limitations Among Hospitalized Frail Older Adults

2 hours ago   |   LWW

Background and purpose: Early rehabilitation is important for frail older adults due to reduced reserve capacity and physical fitness. To facilitate individualized...
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Influences of Age, Obesity, and Adverse Drug Effects on Balance and Mobility Testing Scores in Ambulatory Older Adults

Influences of Age, Obesity, and Adverse Drug Effects on Balance and Mobility Testing Scores in Ambulatory Older Adults

2 hours ago   |   LWW

Background and Purpose: The adverse effects of drugs may influence results on tests of mobility and balance, but the drug-specific impact is not identified when using these...
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Asymmetries Identified in Sit-to-Stand Task Explain Physical Function After Hip Fracture

Asymmetries Identified in Sit-to-Stand Task Explain Physical Function After Hip Fracture

2 hours ago   |   LWW

Background: Several known demographic and functional characteristics combine to predict physical function after hip fracture. Long-term weight-bearing asymmetries, evident...
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Balance Training With a Dynamometric Platform Following Total Knee Replacement: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Balance Training With a Dynamometric Platform Following Total Knee Replacement: A Randomized Controlled Trial

2 hours ago   |   LWW

Background and Purpose: Sensorimotor training has proven to be an efficient approach for recovering balance control following total knee replacement. The purpose of this trial...
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Reproducible Measurements of Muscle Characteristics Using the MyotonPRO Device: Comparison Between Individuals With and Without Paratonia

Reproducible Measurements of Muscle Characteristics Using the MyotonPRO Device: Comparison Between Individuals With and Without Paratonia

2 hours ago   |   LWW   |   2 articles

Background and purpose: The MyotonPRO is a portable device that measures muscle tone and biomechanical muscle properties objectively. MyotonPRO has already proven to be...
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Characteristics of Patients With Satisfactory Functional Gain Following Total Joint Arthroplasty in a Postacute Rehabilitation Setting

Characteristics of Patients With Satisfactory Functional Gain Following Total Joint Arthroplasty in a Postacute Rehabilitation Setting

2 hours ago   |   LWW

Background and Purpose: Total joint arthroplasty is an effective and successful treatment of osteoarthritis of the hip and knee as quantified by several measures, such as pain...
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USC research uncovers previously unknown genetic risk factor for Alzheimer's disease

11 hours ago   |   News Medical   |   2 articles

New research from USC has uncovered a previously unknown genetic risk factor for Alzheimer's disease and related dementias. The study provides insights on how these conditions...
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What to Expect When Active Surveillance Leads to Prostatectomy

12 hours ago   |   MedPageToday

High-risk features in 39% of prostate specimens at surgery
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Alzheimer's burden to DOUBLE by 2060, CDC report warns  

Alzheimer's burden to DOUBLE by 2060, CDC report warns  

13 hours ago   |   Daily Mail

As the American population both grows and ages, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warns that 13.9 million people will be diagnosed with Alzheimer's by 2060.
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Reproducible Measurements of Muscle Characteristics Using the MyotonPRO...

Reproducible Measurements of Muscle Characteristics Using the MyotonPRO Device: Comparison Between Individuals With and Without Paratonia

Background and purpose: The MyotonPRO is a portable device that measures muscle tone and biomechanical muscle properties objectively. MyotonPRO has already proven to be... Read more ...

Death rates up for 5 of the 12 leading causes - driving life expectancy down

Death rates up for 5 of the 12 leading causes - driving life expectancy down

More people died from 'deaths of despair' like suicide and those of old age, like Alzheimer's, in 2016 than died a decade before, driving life expectancy down four months, the... Read more ...

Characteristics of Patients With Satisfactory Functional Gain Following...

Characteristics of Patients With Satisfactory Functional Gain Following Total Joint Arthroplasty in a Postacute Rehabilitation Setting

Background and Purpose: Total joint arthroplasty is an effective and successful treatment of osteoarthritis of the hip and knee as quantified by several measures, such as pain... Read more ...

Balance Training With a Dynamometric Platform Following Total Knee...

Balance Training With a Dynamometric Platform Following Total Knee Replacement: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Background and Purpose: Sensorimotor training has proven to be an efficient approach for recovering balance control following total knee replacement. The purpose of this trial... Read more ...

Asymmetries Identified in Sit-to-Stand Task Explain Physical Function After...

Asymmetries Identified in Sit-to-Stand Task Explain Physical Function After Hip Fracture

Background: Several known demographic and functional characteristics combine to predict physical function after hip fracture. Long-term weight-bearing asymmetries, evident... Read more ...

Influences of Age, Obesity, and Adverse Drug Effects on Balance and Mobility...

Influences of Age, Obesity, and Adverse Drug Effects on Balance and Mobility Testing Scores in Ambulatory Older Adults

Background and Purpose: The adverse effects of drugs may influence results on tests of mobility and balance, but the drug-specific impact is not identified when using these... Read more ...

Physical Performance Impairments and Limitations Among Hospitalized Frail...

Physical Performance Impairments and Limitations Among Hospitalized Frail Older Adults

Background and purpose: Early rehabilitation is important for frail older adults due to reduced reserve capacity and physical fitness. To facilitate individualized... Read more ...

Physical and Nutritional Prehabilitation in Older Patients With Colorectal...

Physical and Nutritional Prehabilitation in Older Patients With Colorectal Carcinoma: A Systematic Review

Background and Purpose: Sarcopenia and malnourishment are highly prevalent in older patients with colorectal cancer , who form a growing group of patients at risk of adverse... Read more ...

Alzheimer's burden to DOUBLE by 2060, CDC report warns  

Alzheimer's burden to DOUBLE by 2060, CDC report warns  

As the American population both grows and ages, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warns that 13.9 million people will be diagnosed with Alzheimer's by 2060. Read more ...

68 people left BLIND after botched cataract cure was injected into their...

68 people left BLIND after botched cataract cure was injected into their eyeballs

The patients in Dallas had all been promised clear eyesight from the medication, designed to be a permanent alternative for eye drops. But now, most of them are blind in at... Read more ...