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2014-04-14 23:09:41

ResearchMoz.us includes new market research report "Geriatric Medicine Development - Carving out New Opportunities to Treat Age-related Diseases" to its huge collection of research reports. Albany, NewYork (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 More than 50% of prescriptions is written for people aged 65 years and older. Many older people suffer from comorbid conditions and one in three takes at least five drugs or more on a daily basis. This significantly increases the risk of Adverse Drug...

2014-04-14 12:34:19

DALLAS, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ReportsnReports.com offers Geriatric Medicine Development - Carving out New Opportunities to Treat Age-related Diseases 2014 market research report in its store at http://www.reportsnreports.com/reports/280698-geriatric-medicine-development-carving-out-new-opportunities-to-treat-age-related-diseases.html . Geriatric Medicine Development - Carving out New Opportunities to Treat Age-related Diseases report says despite the elderly...

2014-04-12 23:00:34

The three-part educational series covered the types and stages of dementia, practical ways to address behavioral changes associated with dementia and how to communicate with someone with dementia. Castle Rock, CO (PRWEB) April 12, 2014 Home Care Assistance of Douglas County, a leading provider of in-home care for seniors, is dedicated to partnering with other community members in an effort to increase awareness around longevity and aging. In line with this commitment to community...

2014-04-11 23:22:01

Briggs Healthcare, the leader in healthcare documentation and regulatory solutions, is pleased to announce a partnership with myCNAjobs, an innovative leader in caregiver recruitment. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) April 11, 2014 Briggs Healthcare, the leader in healthcare documentation and regulatory solutions, is pleased to announce a partnership with myCNAjobs, an innovative leader in caregiver recruitment. Aimed at providing the senior care market with more effective hiring and retention tools,...

2014-04-11 08:24:27

LA JOLLA, Calif., April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- On March 4, 2014, ICB International, Inc., ("ICBI"), announced the development of a tracer for imaging alpha-synuclein (a-Syn) in Parkinson's-like mice at the Keystone Symposium for Parkinson disease (PD) in Keystone,Colorado. Speaking at the symposium, Dr. Anna Cartier, Associate Director of ICBI, presented scientific data and showed images for the first successful live visualization of a-Syn in the brains of mice with and...

2014-04-10 16:22:44

PHOENIX, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On the eve of the 20(th) anniversary of Celebrity Fight Night, the Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center is unveiling an extensive expansion that doctors say will help thousands more patients receive care. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140410/LA03005 The Center is the primary beneficiary of Celebrity Fight Night, an annual fundraising gala that will be held this year in Phoenix on April 12. Celebrity Fight Night attracts generous...

2014-04-10 12:12:46

Older adults in treatment programs experience the same challenges as younger participants Statistics show that the amount of older adults in the criminal justice system has quadrupled in the past 15 years. Many of the adults have histories of mental health problems and are being placed in court-based treatment programs, where government officials and social workers tend to think that they are more likely to experience success compared to their younger counterparts. However, new research...

2014-04-09 23:26:07

Living Well Assisted Living at Home proudly announces receiving the Best of Home Care award by Home Care Pulse. Tiburon, CA (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 Living Well Assisted Living at Home is proud to announce that they have received recognition by Home Care Pulse with the Best of Home Care award. Home Care Pulse only grants this award to top ranking home care providers, based on their gathered client and employee satisfaction scores. Living Well Assisted Living at Home is now ranked among a...

2014-04-09 23:04:48

Cialdini will play an integral role in client care for the rapidly growing senior care company, Home Care Assistance. Whitefish Bay, WI (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 Home Care Assistance of Wisconsin, a leading provider of in-home care for seniors, is proud to welcome Jenni Cialdini as the office’s new Client Care Manager. Jenni will play an integral role in ensuring quality in-home assistance is provided to the company’s clients throughout the Metro Milwaukee area. Jenni joins Home Care...

2014-04-09 16:31:50

Researchers headed by Antonio Zorzano at IRB demonstrate that the DOR protein promotes muscle mass loss in mice. The scientists hypothesize that the design of an inhibitor against DOR would serve to prevent and tackle muscle wasting in patients suffering from sarcopenia and cachexia. The pathological atrophy of skeletal muscle is a serious biomedical problem for which no effective treatment is currently available. Those most affected populations are the elderly diagnosed with sarcopenia...