News Articles on 'Geriatric Medicine'

Back to All Specialties

As we return to Woodstock next year, expect VWs and drugs to be replaced with tour buses and geriatric medicine

Hard to believe, but the 50th anniversary of the Woodstock Festival is only one year away. Many of us have, no doubt, begun to make arrangements to return to Bethel for the jubilee of the outdoor concerts that kicked off on Aug. 15, 1969. For those unable ...

Source: Dallas Morning News
Published: 15 Aug 2018

Verbatim: Dupont first in Indiana to achieve Geriatric Emergency Department Accreditation

In 2014, ACEP along with Society for Academic Emergency Medicine, Emergency Nurses Association, and American Geriatrics Society, developed and released geriatric ED guidelines, recommending measures ranging from adding geriatric-friendly equipment to ...

Source: The Journal Gazette
Published: 15 Aug 2018

Baycrest co-created Virtual Brain joins flagship neuroscience initiative in Europe

The Virtual Brain (TVB), an international brain-mapping platform co-developed by Baycrest researchers, has become part of one of the largest European research enterprises to advance neuroscience, medicine ... a global leader in geriatric residential ...

Source: EurekAlert!
Published: 15 Aug 2018

Dr. Lisa Walke joins Penn Medicine as chief of geriatric medicine

Dr. Lisa Walke has joined Penn Medicine as the new chief of geriatric medicine. In her previous position as associate chief for clinical affairs of the Yale Geriatrics section, Walke improved patient experiences, lowered cost and had other accomplishments ...

Source: Philadelphia Tribune
Published: 07 Aug 2018

IU Center to Focus on Regenerative Medicine

Regenerative medicine focuses on repairing and replacing tissue and ... cardiology & heart surgery, and geriatrics. The owner of multiple McDonald's locations in Michiana says major modernization investments by the parent corporation and individual ...

Source: INside INdiana Business
Published: 15 Aug 2018

Northwestern Medicine Delnor Hospital named among 'Best Hospitals' by U.S. News & World Report

Northwestern Medicine Delnor Hospital is ranked No. 13 in Chicago Metro ... Cardiology & Heart Surgery (No. 7), Neurology & Neurosurgery (No. 8), Geriatrics (No. 9). In addition to its top 10 programs, Northwestern Memorial was also nationally ranked ...

Source: Daily Herald
Published: 15 Aug 2018

Keck Medicine of USC's hospitals ranked among nation's best for the 10th consecutive year

For the 10th consecutive year, Keck Medicine of USC's hospitals have been ranked among ... Seven service lines -; ophthalmology (No. 12), geriatrics (No. 17), orthopaedics (No. 22), neurology and neurosurgery (No. 26), gynecology (No. 35), nephrology ...

Source: News Medical
Published: 14 Aug 2018

First-year medical students take a big step at White Coat ceremony

who also is professor of family medicine and geriatrics and holder of the May S. and John H. Hooval Dean’s Chair in Medicine. White Coat ceremony: trust between doctors and patients Serving as the ceremony’s keynote speaker was Lawrence Opas ...

Source: USC-News
Published: 15 Aug 2018

At Kansas City Zoo, geriatric animals receive special therapy for aches and pains

Approximately a third of the animals housed at the Kansas City Zoo are considered geriatric, or entering the final quarter ... he and his staff deliver some form of therapy or medicine. Such is the case with Buddy Love, the zoo's popular 17-year-old ...

Source: WDAF-TV
Published: 04 Aug 2018

South Nassau Expands Medical Education Program to Include Internal Medicine Residency Academically Sponsored in Conjunction with Mount Sinai

AOA-accredited residency programs in Family Medicine, Geriatrics and Transitional Rotating Internships, and a CPME-accredited program in Podiatry. To date, South Nassau’s residency program has graduated more than 300 residents from its Family Medicine ...

Source: Newswise
Published: 06 Aug 2018

Regenerative Medicine Market worth USD 64919.7 Million by 2025 | CAGR of 33.05% - Progressive Markets

and the growth in geriatric population are causing the industry to grow fast. On the other hand, the high cost of regenerative medicines and stringent government regulations impede the growth of the regenerative medicine market. The report analyzes the ...

Source: GlobeNewswire
Published: 07 Aug 2018

South Nassau Communities Hospital Establishes Internal Medicine Residency Program

AOA-accredited residency programs in Family Medicine, Geriatrics and Transitional Rotating Internships, and a CPME-accredited program in Podiatry. To date, South Nassau's residency program has graduated more than 300 residents from its Family Medicine ...

Source: Pr
Published: 10 Aug 2018

Bioelectric Medicine Market Opportunity Analysis, 2018-2026

Other factors that boost growth of the bioelectric medicine market include increasing number of diseases in geriatric population such as cardiac arrhythmias, Parkinson’s disease, Alzheimer’s disease, epilepsy, and depression, and rise in chronic ...

Published: 09 Aug 2018

Home Health Nurses Lack Training in Geriatric Frailty, Depression

Older adults with depression show a greater base level of frailty, according to a American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry study from 2014 that analyzed the correlation between depression and frailty. Along with those two issues, about 80% of older adults ...

Source: Home Health Care News
Published: 10 Aug 2018

Icahn Institute partners in $6.5 million NIH award to advance precision medicine

The Icahn School of Medicine is one of three medical schools that have earned ... Gastroenterology/GI Surgery, Geriatrics, Nephrology, and Neurology/Neurosurgery, and in the top 50 in four other specialties in the 2017-2018 "Best Hospitals" issue.

Source: EurekAlert!
Published: 12 Aug 2018

Mountain Medicine: The Curious Case of Curcumin: Part 2, Can curcumin improve your memory?

Evidence Based Medicine provides a framework to guide medical decisions ... The highest quality study was published in the American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry in March 2018. Investigators randomized 46 nondemented healthy adults, aged 51-84 years ...

Source: Wallowa
Published: 31 Jul 2018

Geriatric Medicine

Speaking through a translator, former personal support worker Jie Xiao stood in an Ottawa courtroom on Thursday in front of the children and grandchildren of the elderly man he assaulted to tell them he was “deeply sorry” for what he had done.

Source: Ottawa Citizen
Published: 01 Jul 2018

Specialist in Geriatric Medicine Joins Herbalife Nutrition Advisory Board

Premier global nutrition company Herbalife (HLF), announced today Roberto Vicinanza, M.D., Ph.D., a leading specialist in age-related diseases, has been appointed to the Herbalife Nutrition Advisory Board (NAB). “Herbalife Nutrition is committed to ...

Source: Yahoo Finance
Published: 30 Oct 2017

ElderConsult Geriatric Medicine

ElderConsult is a geriatric medical practice, founded by Elizabeth Landsverk, MD in 2006 and based in Burlingame, CA. Dr. Landsverk is a triple board-certified Geriatrician, Internist and Palliative care physician, with extensive experience in addressing ...

Source: USA Patch
Published: 02 Oct 2017

To Help Seniors Stay Active, Keck Medicine Physicians Take New Approach to Healthy Aging

Keck Medicine of USC’s Carolyn Kaloostian, assistant professor of clinical family medicine and geriatrics, says society needs to reset its presumptions about older people’s abilities, starting with work. “I have patients in all different fields who ...

Source: USC-News
Published: 07 Aug 2018

Ask a Geriatrician: What is geriatric medicine?

A. Geriatric medicine focuses on achieving the highest possible level of physical and mental function through a comprehensive, patient-centered approach to care of older adults — people ages 65 and older. Q. What type of training does a geriatrician have?

Source: The Daily Progress
Published: 26 Jan 2017

5 Essentials of a Geriatric Emergency Department

Biese says the geriatric emergency services program is making steady progress at UNC. "We don't have a separate geriatric ED at UNC, nor do I necessarily think we should. Through education and care processes, and now starting on structure, we are in the ...

Source: HealthLeaders Media
Published: 17 May 2016

Risk Factors, Mortality, and Cardiovascular Outcomes in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes

From the Department of Molecular and Clinical Medicine, Institute of Medicine (Aidin Rawshani ... M.S., M.M., S.G.), Gothenburg, and the Department of Public Health and Caring Sciences–Geriatrics, Uppsala University, and the Swedish Medical Products ...

Source: The New England Journal of Medicine
Published: 15 Aug 2018

For baby boomers, geriatric medicine can help put a glow in those golden years

Geriatrics is the branch of medicine dedicated to improving health care for the elderly. No one is exempt from the risk of aging, but now doctors are paying attention to one group in particular. "The first baby boomer turned 60 about two years ago," says Siu.

Source: New York Daily News
Published: 17 May 2011

Cleveland Clinic named No. 2 hospital by U.S. News for the third consecutive year

University of Michigan Hospitals-Michigan Medicine in Ann Arbor ... (No. 3), diabetes/endocrinology (No. 4), neurology/neurosurgery (No. 4), cancer (No. 5), geriatrics (No. 5) and gynecology (No. 5). UH Cleveland Medical Center ranked in the top 50 ...

Source: The Plain Dealer
Published: 15 Aug 2018

Dugan named to lead Division of Geriatric Medicine

Laura Dugan, M.D., the Larry L. Hillblom Chair in Geriatric Medicine at the University of California San Diego (UCSD), will join the Vanderbilt faculty on April 7 to direct Vanderbilt University’s Division of Geriatric Medicine, a division of the ...

Source: Vanderbilt University News
Published: 03 Apr 2014