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Meniscus repair doesn't help older adults-6350

Meniscus repair doesn't help older adults

One of the most common procedures for knee pain, called arthroscopic partial meniscectomy, has been shown repeatedly in randomized clinical trials to provide no benefit compared to exercise and physical therapy for individuals with degenerative meniscus tears.

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Stats: Fewer than 13% of Boomers screened for HCV-6335

Stats: Fewer than 13% of Boomers screened for HCV

Approximately one in 30 Boomers is chronically infected with the hepatitis C virus (HCV), and almost half of all liver cancer cases in the U.S. are caused by HCV.

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Older adults overdosing on opioids-6303

Older adults overdosing on opioids

The latest data from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) show that the US opioid epidemic continues to worsen.

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"Low-value" health care services overused: poll

Only 14% of people over age 50 believe that "more is usually better" when it comes to health care, according to the latest findings from the National Poll on Health Aging.

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TechTalk: Visually impaired navigate VR with a cane simulation-6281

TechTalk: Visually impaired navigate VR with a cane simulation

A team of engineers from Microsoft, Cornell University, and the University of Washington have developed the "Canetroller," a device that enables blind or vision-impaired individuals to navigate virtual reality (VR) environments using a simulated white cane.

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Older adults unlikely to start treatment after depression diagnosis-6270

Older adults unlikely to start treatment after depression diagnosis

Only 35.7% of US adults who receive a new depression diagnosis from their primary care doctor start treatment with antidepressant medication or psychotherapy within 90 days of the diagnosis, researchers from Kaiser Permanente have found.

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