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A ‘Nudge’ for Public Health Ethics: Libertarian Paternalism as a Framework for Ethical Analysis of Public Health Interventions?

Jean-Frédérick Ménard.

in Public Health Ethics

November 2010; p ublished online October 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Philosophy of Science; Philosophy of Biology; Bioethics and Medical Ethics; Medical Ethics; Public Health. 6096 words.

Is it possible to interfere with individual decision-making while preserving freedom of choice? The purpose of this article is to assess whether ‘libertarian paternalism’, a set of...

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A 12-Week Iyengar Yoga Program Improved Balance and Mobility in Older Community-Dwelling People: A Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial

Anne Tiedemann, Sandra O’Rourke, Romina Sesto and Catherine Sherrington.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series A

September 2013; p ublished online July 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Public Health; Biological Sciences; Molecular and Cell Biology; Neuroscience. 4944 words.

Background.

Exercise that challenges balance can improve mobility and prevent falls in older adults. Yoga as a physical activity option for older adults is...

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Ability Versus Hazard: Risk-Taking and Falls in Older People

Annie A. Butler, Stephen R. Lord, Janet L. Taylor and Richard C. Fitzpatrick.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series A

May 2015; p ublished online December 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Public Health; Biological Sciences; Molecular and Cell Biology; Neuroscience. 4917 words.

Background.

Among older people, undue risk taking could lead to falls, irrespective of physical ability. We investigated the interaction between risk-taking...

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Absolute Strength and Loss of Strength as Predictors of Mobility Decline in Older Adults: The InCHIANTI Study

Gregory E. Hicks, Michelle Shardell, Dawn E. Alley, Ram R. Miller, Stefania Bandinelli, Jack Guralnik, Fulvio Lauretani, Eleanor M. Simonsick and Luigi Ferrucci.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series A

January 2012; p ublished online May 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Public Health; Biological Sciences; Molecular and Cell Biology; Neuroscience. 4567 words.

Background.

Theoretical definitions of sarcopenia traditionally emphasize age-related loss of muscle strength; however, most analyses of the association...

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Acacetin 7-O-α-l-rhamnopyranosyl (1–2) β-D-xylopyranoside Elicits Life-span Extension and Stress Resistance in <i>Caenorhabditis elegans</i>

Jyotsna Asthana, Deepti Yadav, Aakanksha Pant, A. K. Yadav, M. M. Gupta and Rakesh Pandey.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series A

September 2016; p ublished online October 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Public Health; Biological Sciences; Molecular and Cell Biology; Neuroscience. 7328 words.

The advancements in the field of gerontology have unraveled the signaling pathways that regulate life span, suggesting that it might be feasible to modulate aging. To this end, we isolated...

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Accelerated Dysfunction Among the Very Oldest-Old in Nursing Homes

Brant E. Fries, John N. Morris, Kimberly A. Skarupski, Caroline S. Blaum, Andrzej Galecki, Fred Bookstein and Miel Ribbe.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series A

June 2000; p ublished online June 2000 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Public Health; Biological Sciences; Molecular and Cell Biology; Neuroscience. 4085 words.

Background. The population aged 65 and older is often analyzed in three categories: young-old (65–74), middle-old (75–84), and oldest-old (≥85)....

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Accelerated Features of Age-Related Bone Loss in Zmpste24 Metalloproteinase-Deficient Mice

Daniel Rivas, Wei Li, Rahima Akter, Janet E. Henderson and Gustavo Duque.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series A

October 2009; p ublished online July 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Public Health; Biological Sciences; Molecular and Cell Biology; Neuroscience. 5705 words.

Age-related bone loss is associated with changes in bone cellularity, which include marrow fat infiltration and decreasing levels of osteoblastogenesis. The mechanisms that explain these...

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The accelerating pace of biomedical advance

Richard Barker.

in Bioscience - Lost in Translation?

August 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health. 7839 words.

Bioscience has progressed exponentially, in scientific advances and enabling technology. From quicker and much cheaper gene sequencing to the emergence of data-mining tools, the last 20...

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Acceleration Patterns of the Head and Pelvis During Gait in Older People With Parkinson's Disease: A Comparison of Fallers and Nonfallers

Mark D. Latt, Hylton B. Menz, Victor S. Fung and Stephen R. Lord.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series A

June 2009; p ublished online February 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Public Health; Biological Sciences; Molecular and Cell Biology; Neuroscience. 3259 words.

Background

Falls are common in older people with Parkinson's disease (PD) and are likely to be related to gait disturbances associated with the condition....

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Access Health CT

John A. Quelch and Michael Norris.

in Consumers, Corporations, and Public Health

June 2016; p ublished online November 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health. 10337 words.

Not only must consumers receive and respond to motivating messages, they must then be able to afford to take the actions required of them and be able to access the solutions. Barriers to...

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