Age-Friendly News Clips: November and December 2018
5 monthes ago - By Massachusetts Healthy Aging Collaborative
Periodically, the Healthy Aging Collaborative will share news articles that mention state and local efforts to make cities, towns and regions in Massachusetts Age- and Dementia Friendly.
Check out the following articles from the last two months of 2018 on the momentum of this movement building across the state.
The graying of Swampscott
Mashpee Senior Center - Barnstable County's Healthy Aging Survey
All Ages Committee Appointed in Swampscott, Plans for a more Inclusive Community
Column: Salem for all ages
Mass. AARP Names New President
Windsor moves to address isolation of older...
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The headlines of Master Doctor
9/11 Dust, First Responders' Prostate Cancers Linked?
Exposure to dust at the New York City site after the terrorist attacks triggered chronic inflammation in the responders' prostates, which may have contributed to their cancer...
Can Diet Treat Chronic Pain?
Whether it's the aches and pain of osteoarthritis, chronic back pain, or an old sports injury, many people fight a battle with chronic pain. According to the Centers for...
MRI Plus Systematic Sampling Ups First-Time Prostate-Biopsy Hits
In biopsy-naive men, combining MRI with systematic sampling of the imaged lesions increases detection of clinically significant prostate cancer, according to California-based...
Zimmer Biomet announces new chief financial officer
Zimmer Biomet Holdings Inc. recently announced that Suketu “Suky” Upadhyay has been appointed to executive vice president and chief financial officer of the company as Daniel...
Scientists discover new drug target for chemically induced Parkinson's disease
More than three decades ago, scientists discovered that a chemical found in a synthetic opioid, MPTP, induced the onset of a form of Parkinson's disease.
Hypertension treatment may slow down Alzheimer's progression
New research finds that nilvadipine, a drug doctors commonly use to treat high blood pressure, increases the blood flow to the brain's hippocampus.
Comparing RT Schedules in Prostate Ca
Ultra-hypofractionation vs conventional approach for intermediate-risk disease
Elderly Women With Osteoporosis: to Treat or Not to Treat?
Mortality, fracture risk much more probable in osteoporosis