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Postural (Orthostatic) Hypotension: Possible Risk Factor for Cognitive Impairment, Dementia and Stroke (BBC News / Neurology / NHS Choices / European Heart Journal)

Summary There is an association between postural hypotension in middle age and higher risk of cognitive decline, dementia or stroke in later life. Full Text Link Reference Dizziness when getting up could increase dementia risk, US study says. London: BBC … Continue reading

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Management of Persistent Pain in Older Adults: the MOBILIZE Boston Study (American Geriatrics Society)

Summary The authors of this article investigated the prevalence of pharmacological (PS) and nonpharmacological (NPS) pain management approaches for older adults with persistent pain, and the characteristics associated with use of these approaches in the Boston, Massachusetts, area. It was … Continue reading

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