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Geriatry-Related Diseases

Geriatric diseases include diseases that appear only in old age, diseases that persist up to old age, and other diseases that occur in people of all ages. Because the body of an old person is very different from the body of a younger adult, diseases affect older people differently, and a geriatric physician is the best person to consult for them.

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Skilled Nursing Facility Can Lower the Need for Long-Term Care for Elderly
Older individuals are often admitted to a skilled nursing facility (SNF) after being discharged from the hospital and this step greatly influences the.....
Why Daily Muscle Stretching Exercise Is Important for Elderly People
Routine muscle stretching exercises benefit elderly people with weak muscles, finds a recent study in the Journal of Physiology.

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Managing Traumatic Brain Injury in the Growing Geriatric Population
The urgent need for more clinical research, data, and prognostic models on traumatic brain injury (TBI) in the growing geriatric population is describ.....
High-tech Aids for Elderly Lack Efficiency
The fall detection devices like wearable wristbands and pendants or at-home sensors on which the elderly rely upon are lacking efficiency,finds a stud.....
More Doctors in Need For Elderly Care
People over the age of 85 are more likely to consult their GP for their medical needs. By the age of 90, most primary care consultations are with a GP.....


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