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Aging

Association Between Frailty & History of Falls in People with MS

Feb 19, 2022

“Falls are a major health concern for people with MS, as more than 50% of individuals living with MS experience at least one fall every year,” says Tobia Zanotto, PhD. “Although the life expecta...

Sample entropy discriminates balance performance of older cannabis users from non-users.

Feb 14, 2022

Maintaining an upright stance involves a complex interaction of sensory processing and motor outputs to adequately perform this fundamental motor skill. Aging and cannabis use independently disrupt ba...

Relationship between the locomotive syndrome and kinetic and kinematic parameters during static standing and level walking.

Feb 14, 2022

Individuals experiencing age-related decline in locomotor functions are at high-risk of developing locomotive syndrome (LS). LS requires long-term care and greatly influences the quality of life and a...

Acculturative stress, telomere length, and postpartum depression in Latinx mothers.

Feb 07, 2022

Latinx mothers in the United States are highly vulnerable to psychosocial stressors, including discrimination and acculturative stress, which increase maternal health risks. Previous work in Latinx mo...

Adverse Childhood Experiences Linked With Dementia Risk in Older Adults

Feb 02, 2022

Adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) are associated with a greater risk for many common conditions that contribute to mortality in adulthood, but limited evidence examines whether ACEs correlate with ...

Incidence of repeat procedures and healthcare utilization following surgery, radiosurgery, and percutaneous procedures in elderly patients with trigeminal neuralgia.

Jan 31, 2022

Management of trigeminal neuralgia (TN) in elderly patients poses significant challenges. The impact of different treatment modalities (surgery, radiosurgery [RS], and percutaneous techniques [PTs]) o...

Learning white matter subject-specific segmentation from structural MRI.

Jan 31, 2022

Mapping brain white matter (WM) is essential for building an understanding of brain anatomy and function. Tractography-based methods derived from diffusion-weighted MRI (dMRI) are the principal tools ...

Physical Frailty in COPD Can Predict Disability & Mortality

Jan 28, 2022

Research has shown that COPD is a disease with extra-pulmonary and systemic manifestations, including prominent muscle wasting, explains Tze Pin Ng, MD. “There is a growing recognition that the prog...

The Impact of Flu Vaccination on Survival for Elderly Men With COPD

Jan 24, 2022

Previous studies have established that patients aged 65 and older with COPD are at elevated risk for influenza-associated complications, such as hospitalization, ICU admissions, and death. Guidelines ...

Ketamine Associated Intraoperative Electroencephalographic Signatures of Elderly Patients With and Without Preoperative Cognitive Impairment.

Jan 24, 2022

Ketamine is typically used by anesthesiologists as an adjunct for general anesthesia and as a nonopioid analgesic. It has been explored for prevention of postoperative delirium, although results have ...

Air pollution as a risk factor for Cognitive Impairment no Dementia (CIND) and its progression to dementia: A longitudinal study.

Jan 17, 2022

Accumulation of evidence has raised concern regarding the harmful effect of air pollution on cognitive function, but results are diverging. We aimed to investigate the longitudinal association of long...

Association between sarcopenia and erectile dysfunction in older males.

Jan 10, 2022

In advanced age, both sarcopenia and erectile dysfunction (ED) occur with similar underlying causes through different mechanisms. In our study we investigated the association between sarcopenia and ED...

The CBL-LSD1-CXCL8 axis regulates methionine metabolism in glioma.

Jan 10, 2022

Gliomas are the most frequent type of brain tumors, with a high mortality rate and a lack of efficient targeted therapy. Methionine is an essential amino acid, and restriction of methionine in the die...

Predicting Superagers by Machine Learning Classification Based on the Functional Brain Connectome Using Resting-State Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging.

Jan 03, 2022

Superagers are defined as older adults who have youthful memory performance comparable to that of middle-aged adults. Classifying superagers based on the brain connectome using machine learning modeli...

Sole Family Survivors: Older Adults Lacking Family of Origin Kin.

Jan 03, 2022

We introduced a unique form of kinlessness: sole family survivorship, which describes the lack of family of origin (i.e., biological parents and siblings) kin. This form of kinlessness may be particul...

Acute alcohol intoxication across different age groups in 2014-2018: Prehospital care and biochemical correlates at a large University Hospital in southern Italy.

Dec 27, 2021

Risky alcohol consumption can occur from a young age and affects people of all age groups, sometimes requiring the intervention of the emergency medical services.Determining the timing and characteris...

Potential Application of Low-Intensity Pulsed Ultrasound in Delaying Aging for Mice.

Dec 27, 2021

The low-intensity pulsed ultrasound (LIPUS) is one of the popular treatment modalities allowing to boost the proliferation, differentiation, and migratory activity of cells, which might be a powerful ...

[Influence of guided bone regeneration on marginal bone loss of implants in the mandible posterior region: a 10-year retrospective cohort study].

Dec 20, 2021

To investigate the effect of guided bone regeneration (GBR) on marginal bone loss (MBL) in the region of the mandibular posterior tooth by using a retrospective cohort study, in order to provide refe...

Mechanical characterization of dissected and dilated human ascending aorta using Fung-type hyperelastic models with pre-identified initial tangent moduli for low-stress distensibility.

Nov 22, 2021

Ascending aortic dissection (AD) is a potentially fatal vascular disease associated with degradation and fragmentation of the elastic fibers in the aortic media, increasing low-stress distensibility, ...

Age-related changes in event related potentials, steady state responses and temporal processing in the auditory cortex of mice with severe or mild hearing loss.

Nov 15, 2021

Age-related changes in auditory processing affect the quality of life of older adults with and without hearing loss. To distinguish between the effects of sensorineural hearing loss and aging on corti...