It costs less to care for a geriatric patient hospitalized in a specialized Acute Care for Elders unit than it does for patients hospitalized in a more usual care setting.
New study in European Heart Journal contradicts a recent study in the same publication, suggests evidence is lacking that digoxin increases mortality as atrial fibrillation treatment.
A UAB study is the first suggest that any drug can dramatically reduce the risk of 30-day, all-cause hospital admission among older heart failure patients.
Researchers are examining the effect of physical activity and diet on body composition in older adults, as well as any effects those two factors have on the quality of life for seniors.
The University of Alabama at Birmingham has been awarded a $28 million grant renewal for the nation’s largest study aimed at exploring racial and geographic differences in stroke illness and stroke death from The National Institute for Neurological Disorders and Stroke.