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Lancet: more than 70000 extra care home places needed by 2025 – Telegraph.co.uk

Posted: Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Sir Andrew Dilnot, who led a report on reform of elderly care, last night said the research showed an urgent need for a substantial investment in services, with too many pensioners were left living in fear that the costs would overwhelm them. The research led by Newcastle University said almost 190,000 new care home places will be needed by 2035 to accommodate soaring demand. The study found that gains in…

Lancet Commission Claims a Third of Dementia Cases Are Preventable – Alzforum

Posted: Saturday, August 12, 2017

11 Aug 2017 Spurred by the 2013 G8 Dementia Summit in London and by the First WHO Ministerial Conference on Global Action Against Dementia in March 2015, The Lancet commissioned an expert project to review available evidence and recommend how best to manage and prevent dementia. The group’s report, “Dementia Prevention, Intervention, and Care,” was released to coincide with a symposium on the topic at this year’s Alzheimer’ Association International…

8.8 million blind in India in 2015, says study in Lancet – The Indian Express

Posted: Friday, August 04, 2017

Although rates of blindness and vision impairment have gone down in recent years, the number of cases has risen as the world population has aged 16-year-old boy ‘raped’ for a year, names 15 teens In his 50th Test, Cheteshwar Pujara knocks on the door of the pantheon Dileep had a wife when he married Manju Warrier: Reports As many as 8.8 million people in India were found to be blind…

Pet Safety: Anti-Vaxxers Are Refusing to Inoculate Their Animals – Newsweek

Posted: Friday, August 04, 2017

In case you thought the nation’s hysteria was confined to politics, a growing swath of paranoid pet owners is out to prove you wrong. Veterinarians in the New York City borough of Brooklyn are starting to run into pet owners who do not want to vaccinate their furry loved ones, according to a report by Brooklyn Paper. The hesitation is a result of the (human) anti-vaccination movement, advocates of which…

Brain disease seen in most football players in large report – ABC News

Posted: Thursday, August 03, 2017

Research on 202 former football players found evidence of a brain disease linked to repeated head blows in nearly all of them, from athletes in the National Football League, college and even high school. It’s the largest update on chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE, a debilitating brain disease that can cause a range of symptoms including memory loss. The report doesn’t confirm that the condition is common in all football…

Doctor finds 27 contact lenses lost in woman’s eye, British Medical Journal reports – Washington Post

Posted: Monday, July 31, 2017

The first 17 lenses doctors discovered. (Courtesy British Medical Journal) A brief write-up in the British Medical Journal claims that doctors found 27 contact lenses in a 67-year-old patient’s eye when she was being prepped for surgery at England’s Solihull Hospital. The piece was authored by Rupal Morjaria, a specialist trainee ophthalmologist; Richard Crombie, a consultant anesthesiologist; and Amit Patel, a consultant ophthalmologist. The lenses were clumped together in a “blueish mass” and…

Doctor finds 27 contact lenses lost in woman’s eye, British Medical Journal reports – Washington Post

Posted: Monday, July 31, 2017

The first 17 lenses doctors discovered. (Courtesy British Medical Journal) A brief write-up in the British Medical Journal claims that doctors found 27 contact lenses in a 67-year-old patient’s eye when she was being prepped for surgery at England’s Solihull Hospital. The piece was authored by Rupal Morjaria, a specialist trainee ophthalmologist; Richard Crombie, a consultant anesthesiologist; and Amit Patel, a consultant ophthalmologist. The lenses were clumped together in a “blueish mass” and…

Doctor finds 27 contact lenses lost in woman’s eye, British Medical Journal reports – Washington Post

Posted: Sunday, July 30, 2017

The first 17 lenses doctors discovered. (Courtesy British Medical Journal) A brief write-up in the British Medical Journal claims that doctors found 27 contact lenses in a 67-year-old patient’s eye when she was being prepped for surgery at England’s Solihull Hospital. The piece was authored by Rupal Morjaria, a specialist trainee ophthalmologist; Richard Crombie, a consultant anesthesiologist; and Amit Patel, a consultant ophthalmologist. The lenses were clumped together in a “blueish mass” and…

Doctor finds 27 contact lenses lost in woman’s eye, British Medical Journal reports – Washington Post

Posted: Sunday, July 30, 2017

The first 17 lenses doctors discovered. (Courtesy British Medical Journal) A brief write-up in the British Medical Journal claims that doctors found 27 contact lenses in a 67-year-old patient’s eye when she was being prepped for surgery at England’s Solihull Hospital. The piece was authored by Rupal Morjaria, a specialist trainee ophthalmologist; Richard Crombie, a consultant anesthesiologist; and Amit Patel, a consultant ophthalmologist. The lenses were clumped together in a “blueish mass” and…

Doctor finds 27 contact lenses lost in woman’s eye, British Medical Journal reports – Washington Post

Posted: Sunday, July 30, 2017

The first 17 lenses doctors discovered. (Courtesy British Medical Journal) A brief write-up in the British Medical Journal claims that doctors found 27 contact lenses in a 67-year-old patient’s eye when she was being prepped for surgery at England’s Solihull Hospital. The piece was authored by Rupal Morjaria, a specialist trainee ophthalmologist; Richard Crombie, a consultant anesthesiologist; and Amit Patel, a consultant ophthalmologist. The lenses were clumped together in a “blueish mass” and…

Doctor finds 27 contact lenses lost in woman’s eye, British Medical Journal reports – Washington Post

Posted: Sunday, July 30, 2017

The first 17 lenses doctors discovered. (Courtesy British Medical Journal) A brief write-up in the British Medical Journal claims that doctors found 27 contact lenses in a 67-year-old patient’s eye when she was being prepped for surgery at England’s Solihull Hospital. The piece was authored by Rupal Morjaria, a specialist trainee ophthalmologist; Richard Crombie, a consultant anesthesiologist; and Amit Patel, a consultant ophthalmologist. The lenses were clumped together in a “blueish mass” and…

Doctor finds 27 contact lenses lost in woman’s eye, British Medical Journal reports – Washington Post

Posted: Saturday, July 29, 2017

The first 17 lenses doctors discovered. (Courtesy British Medical Journal) A brief write-up in the British Medical Journal claims that doctors found 27 contact lenses in a 67-year-old patient’s eye when she was being prepped for surgery at England’s Solihull Hospital. The piece was authored by Rupal Morjaria, a specialist trainee ophthalmologist; Richard Crombie, a consultant anesthesiologist; and Amit Patel, a consultant ophthalmologist. The lenses were clumped together in a “blueish mass” and…

Doctor finds 27 contact lenses lost in woman’s eye, British Medical Journal reports – Washington Post

Posted: Saturday, July 29, 2017

The first 17 lenses doctors discovered. (Courtesy British Medical Journal) A brief write-up in the British Medical Journal claims that doctors found 27 contact lenses in a 67-year-old patient’s eye when she was being prepped for surgery at England’s Solihull Hospital. The piece was authored by Rupal Morjaria, a specialist trainee ophthalmologist; Richard Crombie, a consultant anesthesiologist; and Amit Patel, a consultant ophthalmologist. The lenses were clumped together in a “blueish mass” and…

Doctor finds 27 contact lenses lost in woman’s eye, British Medical Journal reports – Washington Post

Posted: Saturday, July 29, 2017

The first 17 lenses doctors discovered. (Courtesy British Medical Journal) A brief write-up in the British Medical Journal claims that doctors found 27 contact lenses in a 67-year-old patient’s eye when she was being prepped for surgery at England’s Solihull Hospital. The piece was authored by Rupal Morjaria, a specialist trainee ophthalmologist; Richard Crombie, a consultant anesthesiologist; and Amit Patel, a consultant ophthalmologist. The lenses were clumped together in a “blueish mass” and…

Doctor finds 27 contact lenses lost in woman’s eye, British Medical Journal reports – Washington Post

Posted: Saturday, July 29, 2017

The first 17 lenses doctors discovered. (Courtesy British Medical Journal) A brief write-up in the British Medical Journal claims that doctors found 27 contact lenses in a 67-year-old patient’s eye when she was being prepped for surgery at England’s Solihull Hospital. The piece was authored by Rupal Morjaria, a specialist trainee ophthalmologist; Richard Crombie, a consultant anesthesiologist; and Amit Patel, a consultant ophthalmologist. The lenses were clumped together in a “blueish mass” and…

Doctor finds 27 contact lenses lost in woman’s eye, British Medical Journal reports – Washington Post

Posted: Saturday, July 29, 2017

The first 17 lenses doctors discovered. (Courtesy British Medical Journal) A brief write-up in the British Medical Journal claims that doctors found 27 contact lenses in a 67-year-old patient’s eye when she was being prepped for surgery at England’s Solihull Hospital. The piece was authored by Rupal Morjaria, a specialist trainee ophthalmologist; Richard Crombie, a consultant anesthesiologist; and Amit Patel, a consultant ophthalmologist. The lenses were clumped together in a “blueish mass” and…

Dementia prevention, intervention and care: Dal prof plays key role in Lancet commission – Dal News

Posted: Friday, July 28, 2017

Societies must not wait to address the risk factors for dementia, according to a new Lancet commission on dementia prevention, intervention and care released in late July. According to the commission, which involved Dalhousie University’s Dr. Kenneth Rockwood and 32 other leading dementia experts, concerted efforts to reduce risk could prevent as many as a third of all dementias — and the worldwide prevalence of dementia would be cut in…

Doctor finds 27 contact lenses lost in woman’s eye, British Medical Journal reports – Washington Post

Posted: Friday, July 28, 2017

The first 17 lenses doctors discovered. (Courtesy British Medical Journal) A brief write-up in the British Medical Journal claims that doctors found 27 contact lenses in a 67-year-old patient’s eye when she was being prepped for surgery at England’s Solihull Hospital. The piece was authored by Rupal Morjaria, a specialist trainee ophthalmologist; Richard Crombie, a consultant anesthesiologist; and Amit Patel, a consultant ophthalmologist. The lenses were clumped together in a “blueish mass” and…

Doctor finds 27 contact lenses lost in woman’s eye, British Medical Journal reports – Washington Post

Posted: Friday, July 28, 2017

The first 17 lenses doctors discovered. (Courtesy British Medical Journal) A brief write-up in the British Medical Journal claims that doctors found 27 contact lenses in a 67-year-old patient’s eye when she was being prepped for surgery at England’s Solihull Hospital. The piece was authored by Rupal Morjaria, a specialist trainee ophthalmologist; Richard Crombie, a consultant anesthesiologist; and Amit Patel, a consultant ophthalmologist. The lenses were clumped together in a “blueish mass” and…

Doctor finds 27 contact lenses lost in woman’s eye, British Medical Journal reports – Washington Post

Posted: Friday, July 28, 2017

The first 17 lenses doctors discovered. (Courtesy British Medical Journal) A brief write-up in the British Medical Journal claims that doctors found 27 contact lenses in a 67-year-old patient’s eye when she was being prepped for surgery at England’s Solihull Hospital. The piece was authored by Rupal Morjaria, a specialist trainee ophthalmologist; Richard Crombie, a consultant anesthesiologist; and Amit Patel, a consultant ophthalmologist. The lenses were clumped together in a “blueish mass” and…