Senior > Skin

Melanoma, Dangerous Skin Cancer Linked with Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia

7 monthes ago   |   By Medindia Health

A large group of patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia were found to have a sizable 600 percent higher risk of melanoma, the most dangerous form of skin cancer.
Read more ...

 

Biomarkers for Fatigue in Patients with Cancer and Patients with Parkinson's Linked in New Study

Biomarkers for Fatigue in Patients with Cancer and Patients with Parkinson's Linked in New Study

7 monthes ago   |   By Medindia Health

Biological markers responsible for extreme exhaustion in patients with cancer have now been linked to fatigue in patients with Parkinson's disease, in a new research from Rice University.
Read more ...

 


Search by Tags

   Skin      Leukemia      Cancer      Parkinson      Fatigue  


Gait Speed and Dynamic Stability Decline Accelerates Only in Late Life: A...

Gait Speed and Dynamic Stability Decline Accelerates Only in Late Life: A Cross-sectional Study in Community-Dwelling Older Adults

Background and Purpose: Incidence of falls increases with age whereas gait speed declines. The purposes of this study were to examine (1) whether gait speed and center-of-mass... Read more ...

Factors Related to Self-rated Health in Older Adults: A Clinical Approach...

Factors Related to Self-rated Health in Older Adults: A Clinical Approach Using the International Classification of Functioning, Disability, and Health Model

Background and Purpose: A growing population of older adults will require health care professionals to become increasingly knowledgeable in geriatric care. Patient ratings... Read more ...

Choosing Adult Day Care for Alzheimer's Patients

Choosing Adult Day Care for Alzheimer's Patients

No matter how nice and caring you are for somebody with Alzheimer's disease, you may end up needing help. Sometimes, a friend or a family member can step in to help while you... Read more ...

Academy of Geriatric Physical Therapy Inaugural Carole B. Lewis Lecture...

Academy of Geriatric Physical Therapy Inaugural Carole B. Lewis Lecture Award Address to the Membership at the Combined Sections Meeting Washington, DC January 24, 2019

No abstract available Read more ...

Effect of Physical Activity on the Quality of Life in Osteoporotic Females...

Effect of Physical Activity on the Quality of Life in Osteoporotic Females Living in Residential Facilities: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Background and Purpose: The study aimed to assess the effect of a program of modified Sinaki exercises and Nordic Walking on the life quality in osteoporotic and osteopenic... Read more ...

Two-Minute Step Test of Exercise Capacity: Systematic Review of Procedures...

Two-Minute Step Test of Exercise Capacity: Systematic Review of Procedures, Performance, and Clinimetric Properties

Background and Purpose: The 2-minute step test is one of many alternatives for measuring exercise capacity. First introduced in 1999 as part of the Senior Fitness Test, the... Read more ...

Dementia, Comorbidity, and Physical Function in the Program of All-Inclusive...

Dementia, Comorbidity, and Physical Function in the Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly

Background: Participants in the Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly are a unique clinical population of medically complex and highly disabled older adults who qualify... Read more ...

Earlier Physical Therapy Input Is Associated With a Reduced Length of...

Earlier Physical Therapy Input Is Associated With a Reduced Length of Hospital Stay and Reduced Care Needs on Discharge in Frail Older Inpatients: An Observational Study

Background and Purpose: Pressures on hospital bed occupancy in the English National Health Service have focused attention on enhanced service delivery models and methods by... Read more ...

Antiepileptics Raise the Risk of Pneumonia in Alzheimer's

Antiepileptics Raise the Risk of Pneumonia in Alzheimer's

Antiepileptic drugs when used for various indications, increase the risk of pneumonia among persons with Alzheimer's disease. Read more ...

Detecting Parkinson's Disease Through Smell

Detecting Parkinson's Disease Through Smell

A study has reported the identification of compounds that make up the signature odor of the disease with the help an individual who can detect Parkinson's through smell. Read more ...