Clinical Interventions in Aging

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List of Papers (Total 1,141)

The link between weight shift asymmetry and gait disturbances in chronic hemiparetic stroke patients

The link between weight shift asymmetry and gait disturbances in chronic hemiparetic stroke patients Andrzej Szopa,1 Małgorzata Domagalska-Szopa,2 Anetta Lasek-Bal,3 Amadeusz Żak3 1Department of Physiotherapy, 2Department of Medical Rehabilitation, School of Health Sciences in Katowice, 3Department of Neurology, Professor Leszek Giec Upper Silesian Medical Centre, Medical...

Role of poly (ADP-ribose) polymerase-1 and cytokines in acute renal injury in elderly Chinese patients with diabetes mellitus

Role of poly (ADP-ribose) polymerase-1 and cytokines in acute renal injury in elderly Chinese patients with diabetes mellitus Li Cao, Yan Liu, Li Zhang, Yanfei Wei Intensive Medicine, Nanxishan Hospital of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, Guilin, Guangxi, China Objective: The primary objective of this study was to evaluate whether the polymorphism of poly (ADP-ribose) polymerase...

The mediating role of psychological symptoms on falls risk among older adults with osteoarthritis

The mediating role of psychological symptoms on falls risk among older adults with osteoarthritis Sumaiyah Mat,1 Chin Teck Ng,1–3 Farhana Fadzil,4 Faizatul Izza Rozalli,4 Maw Pin Tan1,5 1Ageing and Age-Associated Disorders Research Group, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; 2Department of Rheumatology and Immunology, Singapore General Hospital, 3Duke-NUS Medical School...

The increase in health care costs associated with muscle weakness in older people without long-term illnesses in the Czech Republic: results from the Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe (SHARE)

The increase in health care costs associated with muscle weakness in older people without long-term illnesses in the Czech Republic: results from the Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe (SHARE) Michal Steffl,1 Jan Sima,2 Kate Shiells,3 Iva Holmerova3 1Department of Physiology and Biochemistry, Faculty of Physical Education and Sport, Charles University, Prague...

Prediction of risk of depressive symptoms in menopausal women based on hot flash and sweating symptoms: a multicentre study

Prediction of risk of depressive symptoms in menopausal women based on hot flash and sweating symptoms: a multicentre study Yanwei Zheng,1 Yibei Zhou,1 Jiangshan Hu,1 Jieping Zhu,2 Qi Hua,3 Minfang Tao1 1Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Shanghai Jiao Tong University Affiliated Sixth People’s Hospital, 2Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Shanghai Sixth People’s...

Mortality after major amputation in elderly patients with critical limb ischemia

Mortality after major amputation in elderly patients with critical limb ischemia Sanne Klaphake,1,2 Kevin de Leur,1 Paul GH Mulder,1,3 Gwan H Ho,1 Hans G de Groot,1 Eelco J Veen,1 Hence JM Verhagen,2 Lijckle van der Laan1 1Department of Surgery, Amphia Hospital, Breda, 2Department of Vascular Surgery, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, 3Amphia Academy, Amphia Hospital...

Computerized cognitive stimulation and engagement programs in older adults with mild cognitive impairment: comparing feasibility, acceptability, and cognitive and psychosocial effects

Computerized cognitive stimulation and engagement programs in older adults with mild cognitive impairment: comparing feasibility, acceptability, and cognitive and psychosocial effects Leila Djabelkhir,1,2 Ya-Huei Wu,1,2 Jean-Sébastien Vidal,1 Victoria Cristancho-Lacroix,1,2 Fabienne Marlats,1,2 Hermine Lenoir,1,2 Ariela Carno,1 Anne-Sophie Rigaud1,2 1Department of Clinical...

The relationship of SSRI and SNRI usage with interstitial lung disease and bronchiectasis in an elderly population: a case–control study

The relationship of SSRI and SNRI usage with interstitial lung disease and bronchiectasis in an elderly population: a case-control study Ted Rosenberg,1 Rory Lattimer,2 Patrick Montgomery,3 Christian Wiens,4 Liran Levy5 1Department of Family Medicine, University of British Columbia and Island Medical Program, Victoria, BC, 2Home Team Medical Services, Victoria, BC, 3Division of...

The impact of age and preoperative health-related quality of life on patient-reported improvements after total hip arthroplasty

The impact of age and preoperative health-related quality of life on patient-reported improvements after total hip arthroplasty Peter K Aalund, Eva N Glassou, Torben B Hansen University Clinic for Hand, Hip and Knee Surgery, Regional Hospital West Jutland, Aarhus University, Holstebro, Denmark Background: Total hip arthroplasty (THA) is a common surgical procedure and...

Aural stimulation with capsaicin ointment improved swallowing function in elderly patients with dysphagia: a randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind, comparative study

Aural stimulation with capsaicin ointment improved swallowing function in elderly patients with dysphagia: a randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind, comparative study Eiji Kondo,1,2 Osamu Jinnouchi,3 Seiichi Nakano,2 Hiroki Ohnishi,1 Ikuji Kawata,3 Hidehiko Okamoto,4 Noriaki Takeda1 1Department of Otolaryngology, Tokushima University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences...

Effects of comprehensive geriatric assessment on physical fitness in an acute medical setting for frail elderly patients

Effects of comprehensive geriatric assessment on physical fitness in an acute medical setting for frail elderly patients Kristina Åhlund,1,2 Maria Bäck,2,3 Birgitta Öberg,2 Niklas Ekerstad4,5 1Department of Physiotherapy, NU Hospital Group, Trollhättan, 2Department of Medical and Health Sciences, Division of Physiotherapy, Linköping University, Linköping, 3Department of...

Association between apolipoprotein E gene polymorphism and mild cognitive impairment: a meta-analysis

Association between apolipoprotein E gene polymorphism and mild cognitive impairment: a meta-analysis Yunxia Jiang,1,* Tao He,2,* Wenshuai Deng,2 Peng Sun2 1Nursing College of Qingdao University, Qingdao University, 2Department of Neurosurgery, Affiliated Hospital of Qingdao University, Qingdao, China *These authors contributed equally to this work Abstract: A number of published...

Does eating less make you live longer and better? An update on calorie restriction

Does eating less make you live longer and better? An update on calorie restriction Anna Picca,1 Vito Pesce,2 Angela Maria Serena Lezza2 1Department of Geriatrics, Neuroscience and Orthopedics, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart School of Medicine, Rome, 2Department of Biosciences, Biotechnologies and Biopharmaceutics, University of Bari, Bari, Italy Abstract: The complexity...

Reversal of cognitive impairment in a hypotensive elderly population using a passive exercise intervention

Reversal of cognitive impairment in a hypotensive elderly population using a passive exercise intervention Kenneth J McLeod, Astrid Stromhaug Sonostics, Inc, Endicott, NY, USA Background: Cognitive decline in the elderly is strongly associated with cerebral hypoperfusion, a condition that can be reversed with exercise. Adhering to a traditional exercise regimen, however, is...

Interferential current sensory stimulation, through the neck skin, improves airway defense and oral nutrition intake in patients with dysphagia: a double-blind randomized controlled trial

Interferential current sensory stimulation, through the neck skin, improves airway defense and oral nutrition intake in patients with dysphagia: a double-blind randomized controlled trial Keisuke Maeda,1,2 Takayuki Koga,3 Junji Akagi4 1Department of Nutrition and Dysphagia Rehabilitation, Tamana Regional Health Medical Center, Kumamoto, 2Palliative Care Center, Aichi Medical...

Early postoperative delirium after hemiarthroplasty in elderly patients aged over 70 years with displaced femoral neck fracture

Early postoperative delirium after hemiarthroplasty in elderly patients aged over 70 years with displaced femoral neck fracture Yi-Hwa Choi,1 Dae-Hwan Kim,2 Tae-Young Kim,2 Tae-Wan Lim,1 Seok-Woo Kim,2 Je-Hyun Yoo2 1Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, Hallym Sacred Heart Hospital, Hallym University College of Medicine, 2Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hallym Sacred...

Bisphosphonates, atherosclerosis and vascular calcification: update and systematic review of clinical studies

Bisphosphonates, atherosclerosis and vascular calcification: update and systematic review of clinical studies Carla Caffarelli,1 Andrea Montagnani,2 Ranuccio Nuti,1 Stefano Gonnelli1 1Department of Medicine, Surgery and Neuroscience, University of Siena, Italy; 2Division of Internal Medicine, General Hospital Misericordia, Grosseto, Italy Background: Epidemiologic and clinical...

Functional outcomes by age after inpatient stroke rehabilitation in Saudi Arabia

Functional outcomes by age after inpatient stroke rehabilitation in Saudi Arabia Saad M Bindawas,1 Vishal Vennu,1 Hussam Mawajdeh,2 Hisham Alhaidary2 1Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, King Saud University, Riyadh, 2Comprehensive Rehabilitation Care Department, Rehabilitation Hospital, King Fahad Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Background: Among various risk factors, age...

Clostridium difficile infection in the elderly: an update on management

Clostridium difficile infection in the elderly: an update on management Tomefa E Asempa, David P Nicolau Center for Anti-Infective Research and Development, Hartford Hospital, Hartford, CT, USA Abstract: The burden of Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) is profound and growing. CDI now represents a common cause of health care–associated diarrhea, and is associated with...

Geroprotectors as a therapeutic strategy for COPD – where are we now?

Geroprotectors as a therapeutic strategy for COPD - where are we now? Joanna Miłkowska-Dymanowska,1,2 Adam J Białas,1,2 Joanna Makowska,2,3 Aleksandra Wardzynska,2,4 Paweł Górski,1,2 Wojciech J Piotrowski1,2 1Department of Pneumology and Allergy, 1st Chair of Internal Medicine, 2Healthy Aging Research Centre, 3Department of Rheumatology, 4Department of Immunology, Rheumatology...

Psychosocial therapy for Parkinson's-related dementia: intervention development

Psychosocial therapy for Parkinson's-related dementia: intervention development Sheree A McCormick,1,2,* Kathryn R McDonald,1,2,* Sabina Vatter,1–3 Vasiliki Orgeta,4 Ellen Poliakoff,1,2 Sarah J Smith,5 Iracema Leroi1–3 1Division of Neuroscience and Experimental Psychology, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK; 2Manchester Academic Health Science Center (MAHSC), Manchester, UK...

Bilingualism as a strategy to delay the onset of Alzheimer’s disease

Bilingualism as a strategy to delay the onset of Alzheimer's disease Blanka Klimova,1,2 Martin Valis,2 Kamil Kuca3,4 1Department of Applied Linguistics, Faculty of Informatics and Management, University of Hradec Kralove, 2Department of Neurology, 3Biomedical Research Centre, University Hospital Hradec Kralove, 4Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, University of Hradec...

Exploring the efficiency of the Tilburg Frailty Indicator: a review

Exploring the efficiency of the Tilburg Frailty Indicator: a review Robbert JJ Gobbens,1–3 Jos MGA Schols,4 Marcel ALM van Assen5,6 1Faculty of Health, Sports and Social Work, Inholland University of Applied Sciences, Amsterdam, the Netherlands; 2Zonnehuisgroep Amstelland, Amstelveen, the Netherlands; 3Department of General Practice, University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium...

Inappropriate pharmacological treatment in older adults affected by cardiovascular disease and other chronic comorbidities: a systematic literature review to identify potentially inappropriate prescription indicators

Inappropriate pharmacological treatment in older adults affected by cardiovascular disease and other chronic comorbidities: a systematic literature review to identify potentially inappropriate prescription indicators Ersilia Lucenteforte,1 Niccolò Lombardi,1,* Davide Liborio Vetrano,2,* Domenico La Carpia,2,* Zuzana Mitrova,3 Ursula Kirchmayer,3 Giovanni Corrao,4 Francesco Lapi,5...

Comparative study of two different respiratory training protocols in elderly patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Comparative study of two different respiratory training protocols in elderly patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease Sherin Hassan Mohammed Mehani1,2 1Physical Therapy Department for Internal Medicine, 2Education and Student Affairs, Faculty of Physical Therapy, Beni-Suef University, Beni Suef, Egypt Aim: The aim of the present study was to compare threshold...