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Article ID: 708064

New tool for documenting injuries may provide better evidence for elder abuse cases

University of Southern California (USC) Health Sciences

Keck School of Medicine of USC scientists have developed the first standardized framework for clinicians to document physical findings on older patients for better evidence in abuse cases

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14-Feb-2019 12:05 PM EST
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Article ID: 708095

New study shows more protein and fewer calories help older people lose weight safely

Wake Forest University

A high-protein, low-calorie diet helps older adults with obesity lose more weight, maintain more muscle mass, improve bone quality and lose “bad” fat, according to results from a new randomized controlled trial led by Wake Forest University researcher Kristen Beavers.

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14-Feb-2019 11:10 AM EST
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Article ID: 708116

Landmark study in the New England Journal of Medicine highlights how adults can prevent infection with MRSA bacteria after hospital discharge

University of California, Irvine

Project CLEAR clinical trial finds that the application of antiseptic soap, mouthwash, and nose ointments prevent post-discharge MRSA infections and hospitalizations. Patients

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14-Feb-2019 11:05 AM EST
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Article ID: 708099

The Medical Minute: Helping caregivers address mental health concerns

Penn State Health

Caregiver jobs often come loaded with pressures. In fact, caregivers face a higher risk of developing a mental health disorder because of the stress that can accompany taking care of others.

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14-Feb-2019 10:15 AM EST
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Article ID: 708045

New Pancreas Transplant Program Launches at NYU Langone

NYU Langone Health

NYU Langone Transplant Institute launches a new pancreas transplantation program, expanding regional access to care for people with complications from diabetes and other illnesses.

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14-Feb-2019 10:15 AM EST
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Article ID: 708098

Decolonization Protocol Can Prevent Dangerous MRSA Infections Among Discharged Hospital Patients

Rush University Medical Center

Hospital patients who have methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) can prevent future MRSA infections by following a standard bathing protocol after discharge, according to research results published in the February 14 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine.

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14-Feb-2019 10:05 AM EST

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