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  1. An attenuation of the insulin-like growth factor 1 (IGF-1) signaling has been associated with elongation of the lifespan in simple metazoan organisms and in rodents. In humans, IGF-1 level has an age-related m...

    Authors: Diego Albani, Sara Batelli, Letizia Polito, Angelica Vittori, Marzia Pesaresi, Giovanni Battista Gajo, Sergio De Angeli, Andrea Zanardo, Maurizio Gallucci and Gianluigi Forloni
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2009 9:19
  2. The use of psychotropic medications and their adverse effects in frail elderly has been debated extensively. However, recent data from European studies show that these drugs are still frequently prescribed in ...

    Authors: Eva Mann, Sascha Köpke, Burkhard Haastert, Kaisu Pitkälä and Gabriele Meyer
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2009 9:18
  3. 5.8 M living Americans have experienced a stroke at some time in their lives, 780K had either their first or a recurrent stroke this year, and 150K died from strokes this year. Stroke costs about $66B annually...

    Authors: Fredric D Wolinsky, Suzanne E Bentler, Elizabeth A Cook, Elizabeth A Chrischilles, Li Liu, Kara B Wright, John F Geweke, Maksym Obrizan, Claire E Pavlik, Robert L Ohsfeldt, Michael P Jones, Robert B Wallace and Gary E Rosenthal
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2009 9:17
  4. Information on hypertension in the very elderly is sparse. Until recently evidence of benefits from pharmacological treatment was inconclusive. We estimated the prevalence of hypertension in subjects aged 80 o...

    Authors: Alba Aguado, Flora López, Sonia Miravet, Pilar Oriol, M Isabel Fuentes, Belén Henares, Teresa Badia, Lluis Esteve and Javier Peligro
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2009 9:16
  5. Motor learning research has had little impact on clinical applications and rarely extended to research about how older adults learn motor skills. There is consistent evidence that motor skill performance and l...

    Authors: Eling D de Bruin, Jaap Swanenburg, Elsbeth Betschon and Kurt Murer
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2009 9:15
  6. Accidental falls by older patients in hospital are one of the most commonly reported adverse events. Falls after discharge are also common. These falls have enormous physical, psychological and social conseque...

    Authors: Anne-Marie Hill, Keith Hill, Sandra Brauer, David Oliver, Tammy Hoffmann, Christopher Beer, Steven McPhail and Terry P Haines
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2009 9:14
  7. Brain size is associated with cognitive ability in adulthood (correlation ~ .3), but few studies have investigated the relationship in normal ageing, particularly beyond age 75 years. With age both brain size ...

    Authors: Susan D Shenkin, Carly S Rivers, Ian J Deary, John M Starr and Joanna M Wardlaw
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2009 9:12
  8. Authors: Massimo Vecchiato, Silvia Savastano, Giacomo Sarzo, Roberto Cadrobbi, Mario Gruppo, Isabella Mondi, Francesco Cavallin, Giuseppina Bazzolo, Elisa Marcellan and Stefano Merigliano
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2009 9(Suppl 1):A43

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