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health care innovation, COPD, Heart Failure, hospice and palliative care, Telemedicine, Adolescent Medicine, Elderly Care, Geriatric Health Care, Penn Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Cardiovascular Medicine

Penn Medicine’s Innovation Accelerator Program Announces Support for Four New Projects for Improving Health Care

Penn Medicine’s Innovation Accelerator Program, now in its fifth year, has announced funding for four new projects aimed at addressing disparities to improve health care delivery and patient outcomes.

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muscle stem cells, skeletal muscle, Muscular Diseases, Muscular dystrophies, Aging, tissue damage, MUSCLE ATROPHY

Researchers Track Muscle Stem Cell Dynamics in Response to Injury and Aging

A new study led by SBP describes the biology behind why muscle stem cells respond differently to aging or injury. The findings, published in Cell Stem Cell, have important implications for the normal wear and tear of aging.

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McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), Bipolar Disorder, epigenetic age, accelerated aging, Translational Psychiatry, Gabriel Fries, Joao de Quevedo

UTHealth Researchers Link Epigenetic Aging to Bipolar Disorder

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Bipolar disorder may involve accelerated epigenetic aging, which could explain why persons with the disorder are more likely to have – and die from – age-related diseases, according to researchers from McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston.

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Aging, Geriatrics, Mental Health, Psychiatry, Well Being

Researchers Find Common Psychological Traits in Group of Italians Aged 90 to 101

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In remote Italian villages nestled between the Mediterranean Sea and mountains lives a group of several hundred citizens over the age of 90. Researchers at the University of Rome La Sapienza and University of California San Diego School of Medicine have identified common psychological traits in members of this group.

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Chiropractic Services Relieve Low Back Pain in Female Veterans: Study

A new study finds that female veterans—one of the fastest growing populations receiving treatment through the Veterans Administration (VA) health care system—experience improvement in low back pain with a course of chiropractic care, according to the American Chiropractic Association (ACA).

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Fostering Service: Physical Therapy Students Inspired by Older Generation’s Commitment to Community

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For 21 years, Rosetta Herron has served youth at schools in Omaha as part of the Eastern Nebraska Office on Aging’s Foster Grandparent program

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Alzheimer's Disease, Mild Cognitive Impairment, Public Health, Aging

Population of Americans with Alzheimer’s Will More Than Double by 2060, UCLA Study Shows

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About 15 million Americans will have either Alzheimer’s dementia or mild cognitive impairment by 2060, up from approximately 6.08 million this year. The findings highlight the need to develop preventive measures that could slow the progression of the disease in at risk for Alzheimer’s dementia.

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Video Game, Neu, Behaviour, University of Montreal, Canada, Super Mario 64, Alzheimber's Disease, cognitive health

Some Video Games Are Good for Older Adults' Brains

Summary: Playing 3D-platform video games on a regular basis may improve cognitive functions in seniors and increase grey matter in a brain structure called the hippocampus, a Canadian study suggests

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Caregivers, Family Caregivers, Stress, Health Policy, Health Care Costs

Pittsburgh Caregivers Face Higher Costs, Provide More Complex Care

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SW Pennsylvania far exceeds national averages for telltale signs of the stress and risk faced by caregivers.

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Vets4Warriors Announces Collaboration with Cohen Veterans Network

Vets4Warriors Announces Collaboration with Cohen Veterans Network







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