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Large-scale study shows link between allergies and depression

Allergies are a major health issue, the sixth-leading cause of chronic illness in the United States, with an annual cost more than $18 billion. More than 50 million Americans suffer from allergies each year. Historically, there is not...

source: By Dorothy L. Tengler
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Register now for the next AAGP webinar, titled “Update on Mechanisms, Targets, and Treatment response in Geriatric Depression.” It will be hosted by Dr. Helen Lavretsky, MD, MS on August 16, 2022, from 12-1 PM ET. This webinar will present an update on the risk...


Problems with medication communication across transitions of care for older people are the key reasons for increased risk of medication-related problems and hospital readmissions, according to the authors of a Perspective published by the Medical Journal of Australia.

source: Medical Journal of Australia via Medical Xpress

Higher levels of psychological resilience are linked to greater improvements in walking speed and distance 16 weeks after hip fracture, a new study finds. Interventions that help boost resilience could be especially beneficial for...

source: McKnight's Long-Term Care News

Two-plus years of lost socializing, exercise and mental activities may have hastened the decline of many people with dementia and placed an additional burden on their caregivers, eldercare clinicians say. Recent studies show...

source: McKnight's Long-Term Care News

One of the key attractions of assisted living always has been its social model, which allows people who aren’t able to live on their own maintain some independence and sense of community. Still, social isolation and loneliness always are a concern for residents. Even...

source: McKnight's Senior Living

Nearly 40 percent of older adults currently use at least one integrative medicine strategy to try to ease symptoms of a physical or mental health issue, or to help them relax, a new poll finds. Whether they chose chiropractic...

source: News-Medical


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