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Impact of a Multidomain Intensive Lifestyle Intervention on Complaints About Memory, Problem-Solving, and Decision-Making Abilities: The Action for Health in Diabetes Randomized Controlled Clinical Trial

Mark A Espeland, Gareth R Dutton, Rebecca H Neiberg, Owen Carmichael, Kathleen M Hayden, Karen C Johnson, Robert W Jeffery, Laura D Baker, Delilah R Cook, Dalane W Kitzman and Stephen R Rapp.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series A

October 2018; p ublished online May 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Public Health; Biological Sciences; Molecular and Cell Biology; Neuroscience. 5662 words.

Abstract

Background

Lifestyle interventions to reduce weight and increase activity may preserve higher-order...

Rapid Measurement of Total Body Water to Facilitate Clinical Decision Making in Hospitalized Elderly Patients

James S. Powers, Leena Choi, Rhonda Bitting, Nitin Gupta and Maciej Buchowski.

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. 3031 words.

Background

Bioelectrical impedance analysis (BIA) is a noninvasive rapid and simple bedside technique that can be used to predict total body water (TBW),...

Benefits of Cognitive Dual-Task Training on Balance Performance in Healthy Older Adults

Karen Z. H. Li, E. Roudaia, M. Lussier, L. Bherer, A. Leroux and P. A. McKinley.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series A

December 2010; p ublished online September 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Public Health; Biological Sciences; Molecular and Cell Biology; Neuroscience. 4941 words.

Background.

There is growing evidence of the involvement of executive control in the maintenance of balance in old age. We examined whether healthy older...

Orthostatic Hypotension As Cause of Syncope in Patients Older Than 65 Years Admitted to Emergency Departments for Transient Loss of Consciousness

Chiara Mussi, Andrea Ungar, Gianfranco Salvioli, Carlo Menozzi, Angelo Bartoletti, Franco Giada, Alfonso Lagi, Irene Ponassi, Giuseppe Re, Raffaello Furlan, Roberto Maggi and Michele Brignole.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series A

July 2009; p ublished online April 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Public Health; Biological Sciences; Molecular and Cell Biology; Neuroscience. 3792 words.

Background

Syncope due to orthostatic hypotension (OH) refers to loss of consciousness caused by hypotension induced by the upright position; it is an...

What Is the End of Life Period? Trajectories and Characterization Based on Primary Caregiver Reports

Jiska Cohen-Mansfield, Rinat Cohen, Michal Skornick-Bouchbinder and Shai Brill.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series A

April 2018; p ublished online October 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Public Health; Biological Sciences; Molecular and Cell Biology; Neuroscience. 5622 words.

Abstract

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As the population lives longer, end of life (EOL) is emerging as a distinct life phase, about...

Serious Fall Injury History and Adverse Health Outcomes After Initiating Hemodialysis Among Older U.S. Adults

C Barrett Bowling, Rasheeda K Hall, Anjali Khakharia, Harold A Franch and Laura C Plantinga.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series A

August 2018; p ublished online January 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Public Health; Biological Sciences; Molecular and Cell Biology; Neuroscience. 4009 words.

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Background

Although older adults with predialysis chronic kidney disease are at higher risk for falls, the...