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Journal of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology is an international, open access, peer reviewed journal that publishes wide variety of information in areas of clinical, preventative, curative and social aspects of illness in old age. The main objective of the journal is to set a forum for publication, education, and exchange of opinions, and to promote research and publications globally. The Journal provides a platform for all clinicians, surgeons and health professionals to contribute their findings and help raise awareness among community in various aspects of gerontology. We aim to publish highest quality clinical content via open access platform providing the readers free, immediate and unlimited access.

Journal of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology is an open journal focusing on Aging Demographics, Biogerontology, Aging Process, Geroscience, Aging Population, Biological Theories of Aging, Genetics Factors, Social Geronotology, Psychological Gerontology, Environmental Gerontology, Nutrition and Aging, Aging and Memory, Aging Portfolio, Biological Clock and Epigenetic Clock, Elderly Care, Life Extension, Geriatric Medicine, Geriatric Giants, Cardiogeriatrics, Geriatric Dentistry, Geriatric Dermatology, Geriatric Diagnostic Imaging, Geriatric Emergency Medicine, Geriatric Nephrology, Geriatric Neurology, Geriatric Oncology, Geriatric Pharmacotherapy, Psychogeriatrics, Preventive Geriatrics, Geriatric Rehabilitation, Geriatric Rheumatology, Geriatric General Surgery, Geriatric Trauma, Geriatric Nutrition, Geriatric Podiatry, etc. The journal accepts various manuscript formats such as Original Article, Reviews, Mini Reviews, Short Communications, Case Reports, Perspectives/Opinions, Letters, Short Note and Commentaries. All articles published in the journal are subject to a rigorous peer review process. It encourages authors to publish their experimental and theoretical results in detail to disseminate the updated research findings.


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The target SBP reached was 150 mmHg, and the lowest SBP reached was 143 mmHg. Median follow-up was 1.8 years. Compared to patients randomized to placebo, patients randomized to antihypertensive drug therapy had a 30% reduction in fatal or nonfatal stroke, a 39% reduction in fatal stroke, a 21% reduction in .. read more


10.23937/2469-5858/1510020

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The optimal chemotherapy regimen to use with radiotherapy in stage III locally-advanced non-small-cell lung cancer (LA-NSCLC) is unknown. Considering the lack of clear data and guidelines for elderly patients, we designed this review to examine patterns of care for elderly patients with LA-NSCLC with a regional hospital database. .. read more


10.23937/2469-5858/1510019

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Blood pressure control and nutritional status did not influence health-related quality of life of very elderly hypertensive. Men have a better quality of life related to the physical aspects, and physically active individuals have a better health-related quality of life related to functional capacity. .. read more


10.23937/2469-5858/1510018

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Aging is a major risk factor for dementia and evidence shows that community-dwelling elderly are underdiagnosed and undertreated. Family physicians (FP), as gatekeepers, play a crucial role in the diagnosis and management of dementia; hence an understanding of their perspective during this process is important. Currently, few studies have examined the .. read more


10.23937/2469-5858/1510016

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Background and purpose: Post-stroke mania is thought to be rare, and has been described after lesions in the territory of the left medial cerebral artery, biparietal cortex, and the left putamen. Methods: Case-study methodology was used to identify similarities and difference among six cases of post-stroke mania in a rural, community .. read more


10.23937/2469-5858/1510015

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In the older patient population, rates of Type 2 Diabetes (T2D) and obesity are reaching epidemic proportions. In fact, older patients will soon constitute the majority of patients with T2D in most developed countries. The higher prevalence of T2D in older individuals is seen in both men and women and across .. read more


10.23937/2469-5858/1510014

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An 86-year-old independent but frail woman living at home, presented with recurrent chest pain and pulmonary oedema. Her past history included recurrent medically managed non ST elevation myocardial infarction, heart failure and steroid responsive idiopathic thrombocytopenia (ITP). The electrocardiogram demonstrated lateral ST depression and T wave inversion. High sensitivity troponin T .. read more


10.23937/2469-5858/1510013

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Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) has emerged as an alternative treatment modality for patients with severe aortic stenosis (AS) who are at high or extreme risk for surgical aortic valve replacement (SAVR). Previous studies have shown that TAVR results in substantial reductions in symptoms and mortality. Despite these health benefits, the .. read more


10.23937/2469-5858/1510012

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Albumin serum levels and N-terminal pro-brain natriuretic peptide (NT proBNP) have shown to be useful in predicting outcome in patients with heart failure (HF) and systolic dysfunction. Carbohydrate antigen 125 (CA 125) has also been associated to a higher risk of mortality and rehospitalization in patients with HF and impaired left .. read more


10.23937/2469-5858/1510011

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In 2014, an estimated 5.3 million people in the United States were diagnosed with Alzheimer's Disease (AD), a degenerative form of dementia generally associated with aging process which begins with memory loss and leads to disorientation, impaired judgment, behavioral changes, and difficulties in speaking, walking, and swallowing in later stages. As .. read more


10.23937/2469-5858/1510010

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In a high quality research study conducted earlier this year, Outcalt, Kroenke, Krebs, et al. emphasized that depression and post-traumatic stress disorder are often present in individuals living with chronic pain and typically have negative consequences on both the experience of pain and health outcomes, yet, the specific nature of the .. read more


10.23937/2469-5858/1510007

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The aim of the present study was to examine serial visual processing of facial emotion in a group of younger and older adults. Participants performed a visual serial search task in which they searched displays of schematic faces with positive, negative or neutral mouth expressions. Our findings show that older adults .. read more


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Diffuse systemic sclerosis typically presents in persons aged 30-50 years. Although it is not uncommon to encounter the limited form of the disease in persons over the age of 65, diffuse disease in this age group is considered to be uncommon. Thus it is not considered as a diagnostic possibility in .. read more


10.23937/2469-5858/1510008

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The population of older Americans is expected to represent 20 percent of the total U.S. population in the next 50 years, and older women will comprise the majority of that group. Thus, health care needs of this group are and will continue to be an increasing concern. Several factors such as .. read more


10.23937/2469-5858/1510006

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Mild cognitive impairment (MCI) is defined as the symptomatic predementia stage, characterized by cognitive impairment that is not severe enough to influence the usual activities of daily living. MCI is suggested to be a transitional state between healthy aging and clinically probable Alzheimer's disease (AD). Previous studies have identified that single .. read more


10.23937/2469-5858/1510005

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Elder abuse, also referred to as elder mistreatment or elder maltreatment, is an important public health and human rights issue. The prevalence of elder abuse ranges from 2.2% to 61.1% around the world. The 2008 US National Elder Mistreatment Study suggests that more than 10% of the community-dwelling aging population reported .. read more


10.23937/2469-5858/1510004

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Balance impairment is common among older adults and estimates of its prevalence range between 20 and 50%. In basic terms, loss of balance occurs when the center of mass (CoM) falls out of alignment with the base of support (BoS). With about two-thirds of body mass about two-thirds of body height .. read more


10.23937/2469-5858/1510003

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During the last decades, there has been growing interest in high quality end-of-life care for the geriatric patient. This can be explained by the aging of the population, which leads to an increased number of frail, older patients who die in hospitals as a result of one or more chronic condition(s). .. read more


10.23937/2469-5858/1510002

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EM was first identified by British gerontologists in 1975 using the term 'granny battering', but it is not until recently that researchers have rigorously examined the issue. Epidemiologic research documents that more than one in ten older adults suffered from some kinds of mistreatment in the U.S, making it one of .. read more


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