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Fixing hip fractures quickly curbs risk of death-6537

Fixing hip fractures quickly curbs risk of death

"The sun should not set twice before hip fracture repair," say researchers from Canada, the UK and the US who analyzed data on close to 140,000 patients ages 65 or older who had surgery for a first-time hip fracture.

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Older adults underestimate HIV risk, forgo testing-6532

Older adults underestimate HIV risk, forgo testing

Older adults are missing out on HIV testing and are at risk as a result, researchers who analyzed data on age and ethnicity from nearly 1,000 respondents to the 2014 Get Tested Coachella Valley (California) Community Survey have found. Among the findings:

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Older adults taking opioid meds often lack vital information-6525

Older adults taking opioid meds often lack vital information

The latest National Poll on Healthy Aging revealed that among 2,000 adults ages 50 to 80, 29% had filled a prescription for an opioid pain medication in the past two years.

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TechTalk: Gamified neurorehab system cleared by FDA-6495

TechTalk: Gamified neurorehab system cleared by FDA

On June 12, The US Food and Drug Administration cleared MindMotion Go, a gamified neurorehabilitation platform for patients with mild-to-moderate motor impairments that can be deployed in the home.

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Older adults can safely donate kidneys-6492

Older adults can safely donate kidneys

Carefully selected adults over age 60 can safely donate a kidney and experience few perioperative risks and no added risk of long-term kidney failure, a recent study shows.

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Neck and shoulder pain rising among tablet users-6487

Neck and shoulder pain rising among tablet users

"iPad neck," also known as "tablet neck" and defined as "persistent" pain in the neck and upper shoulders caused by slouching or bending into extreme positions while using tablet computers, is a growing problem in the US, according to a recent research.

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