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Aging

Relationship Between Mental Health, Resilience, and Physical Activity in Older Adults: A 2-Year Longitudinal Study.

Aug 19, 2021

The aim of this study was to longitudinally investigate the association between resilience and mental health in older adults and to determine the influence of physical activity on this relationship. A...

Stabilometric analysis as a cognitive function predictor in adults over the age of 50: A cross-sectional study conducted in a Memory Clinic.

Aug 16, 2021

The aging process reduces adaptive balance responses. Two-thirds of older adults with cognitive problems suffer at least one fall every year, a rate three times higher than that observed in older adul...

Weak hip flexor strength predicts progression of functional capacity decline due to locomotor system dysfunction in community-dwelling older adults: A longitudinal cohort study.

Aug 12, 2021

It is critical to determine the risk factors for activities of daily living (ADL) disability caused by locomotor dysfunction. However, no longitudinal study has investigated the association between di...

Rasch analysis highlighted relative importance of walking and transferring disabilities among elderly in developing countries: ADL Hierarchical Structures in Developing Countries: A Rasch Model Approach.

Aug 09, 2021

This study examines hierarchical patterns of progression in activities of daily living (ADL) disabilities among older adults in low- and middle-income countries.Data from WHO's SAGE survey (2007-2010)...

Future life expectancy with disability among elderly Chinese individuals: a forecast based on trends in stroke and dementia.

Aug 09, 2021

This study aims to predict the life expectancy with disability (LED) of the elderly in China from 2010 to 2030 based on trends in stroke and dementia.This was a prospective cohort study.Data for 28,66...

Analysis of mitochondrial regulatory transcripts in publicly available datasets with validation in placentae from pre-term, post-term and fetal growth restriction pregnancies.

Aug 09, 2021

The human placenta has a defined lifespan and placental aging is a key feature as pregnancy progresses. Placental aging and mitochondrial dysfunction are known to play a key role in pregnancy pathophy...

Impact of a Novel Training Approach on Hemodynamic and Vascular Profiles in Older Adults.

Aug 05, 2021

Exercise training beneficially moderates the effects of vascular aging. This study compared the efficacy of Peripheral Remodeling through Intermittent Muscular Exercise (PRIME), a novel training regim...

Family Caregiver and Provider Perspectives on Inclusive Care: Aligning Needs and Expectations.

Aug 05, 2021

Home-based and community-based health care for individuals with complex medical conditions is often provided by family caregivers. Yet caregivers often are not meaningfully included in interactions wi...

Elderly patients presenting to a rural hospital emergency department in inland Croatia - A retrospective study.

Aug 02, 2021

Emergency departments are faced with a high influx of patients presenting for various complaints. The aim of the present study was to assess the basic characteristics of elderly patients presenting to...

Investigation into the impact of aged microplastics on oil behavior in shoreline environments.

Aug 02, 2021

Understanding the interactions between oil and other particles in shoreline can help determine the environmental risk and cleanup strategy after oil spill. Nevertheless, far less has been known regard...

Pilates improves physical performance and decreases risk of falls in older adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Aug 02, 2021

Falls are the leading cause of injury-related deaths in older adults. Physical exercise is a suitable strategy to reduce the risk of falls, but there is little research on the effectiveness of specifi...

Nursing informatics competences of Finnish registered nurses after national educational initiatives: A cross-sectional study.

Jul 29, 2021

Nursing informatics competences (ie. knowledge and skills in electronic and structured documentation) have become a necessary prerequisite for nurses to carry out their professional roles. Therefore, ...

Develop a Clinical Prediction Model for Postoperative Cognitive Dysfunction after Major Noncardiac Surgery in Elderly Patients: A Protocol for a Prospective Observational Study.

Jul 29, 2021

Perioperative neurocognitive disorders (PNDs) refer to cognitive decline identified in the preoperative or postoperative period. It has been reported that the incidence of postoperative neurocognitive...

The Impact of Social Stress on Fracture Risk in Postmenopausal Women

Jul 26, 2021

Considering the rapid growth and ethnic and racial diversity of the aging population in the United States, fracture rates will concurrently increase. Identifying risk factors for the loss of bone mine...

Aging microplastics in wastewater pipeline networks and treatment processes: Physicochemical characteristics and Cd adsorption.

Jul 26, 2021

Despite a wealth of information on removal of the microplastics (MPs) in wastewater treatment plants (WWTPs), little attention has been paid to how wastewater treatment process affect the MP physicoch...

Comparison of exergames versus conventional exercises on the cognitive skills of older adults: a systematic review with meta-analysis.

Jul 26, 2021

To compare the effects of exergames versus conventional physical training on the cognitive skills of older adults.Scientific studies published in PubMed, Web of Science, and Cochrane Library databases...

3D-bioengineered model of human skeletal muscle tissue with phenotypic features of aging for drug testing purposes.

Jul 22, 2021

Three-dimensional engineering of skeletal muscle is becoming increasingly relevant for tissue engineering, disease modeling and bio-hybrid robotics, where flexible, versatile and multidisciplinary app...

Selective internal radiation therapy in older patients with hepatocellular carcinoma: a retrospective analysis.

Jul 22, 2021

Selective internal radiation therapy (SIRT) is applied to hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), a disease with increased incidence in the elderly. However, SIRT has rarely been specifically studied in elder...

The role of mixed alkali metal cations on the formation of nanosized CHA zeolite from colloidal precursor suspension.

Jul 19, 2021

A clear understanding of the crystal formation pathways of zeolites remains one of the most challenging issues to date. Here we investigate the synthesis of nanosized chabazite (CHA) zeolites using or...

Forecasting Future Demand of Nursing Staff for the Oldest-Old in China by 2025 Based on Markov Model.

Jul 19, 2021

An aging population and an increase in the proportion of disabled elderly have brought an unprecedented global challenge, especially in China. Aside lack of professional long-term care facilities, the...