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Mammography may not benefit healthy women older than age 75

Researchers used Medicare data to examine eight-year follow-up of two screening strategies: continuing annual mammography after a certain age or ceasing to screen.
25 Feb 2020

Unmask malnutrition with careful questions

Increasing awareness of the harmful effects of under- and overnutrition can in turn increase nutritional assessments in primary care.
1 Apr 2015

Targeting glycemic control in the elderly

The challenge in diabetes treatment used to be getting patients' blood glucose low enough. But recent evidence has shown that, at least for elderly diabetics, hypoglycemia may be as much or more of a problem as hyperglycemia.
1 Oct 2014

Draft criteria on medication use in older adults posted for public comment

The American Geriatrics Society has released an updated draft of its Beers criteria for potential inappropriate medication use in older adults and is calling for public comment.
22 Nov 2011

Candidates announced for Board of Governors Chair-elect

Two candidates are seeking election as Chair-elect Designee of the Board of Governors, with voting and results announced in late October.
1 Sep 2020

Guidance available for managing inappropriate meds, multiple comorbidities in the elderly

The American Geriatrics Society offers several updated resources for clinicians caring for elderly patients.
2 Oct 2012

Hip fractures among nursing home residents are associated with high mortality rates, functional decline

The frequently poor outcomes of nursing home residents who have a hip fracture were quantified by a new study.
1 Jul 2014

Updated guidelines issued for fall prevention in the elderly

Behavioral therapy reduces incontinence after radical prostatectomy
25 Jan 2011

Internal Medicine Meeting 2019 comes home to Philly

This year's Internal Medicine Meeting, held in Philadelphia for the first time since 2009, marks ACP's 100th annual educational gathering.
1 Mar 2019

Alzheimer's patients prepare, enlighten future physicians

A mentoring program pairs Alzheimer's patients with medical students to heighten students' awareness of the skills and strengths of Alzheimer's patients and familiarize them with related care and communication issues.
1 May 2014

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