PhotoDXBullous pemphigoid is a common autoimmune disease that typically afflicts older adults.
Case ReportMuch can be done to prevent pill- or medication-induced esophagitis.
First Report®2011 American College of Rheumatology (ACR)/Association of Rheumatology Health Professionals (ARHP) Annual Meeting: November 5-9, 2011; Chicago, IL
First Report®49th Annual Meeting of the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA): October 20-23, 2011; Boston, MA
Medication Use/MisuseSeniors are at risk of developing idiopathic osteoporosis and secondary osteoporosis subsequent to various medical conditions.
Nutrition in the ElderlyAdvancing age is associated with a slower metabolic rate, declines in muscle and bone mass, reduced total body water, and an increase in body fat.
Washington UpdateIn January 2012, the AGS continued its public policy advocacy efforts aimed to cut in Medicare payments to physicians and other healthcare providers.
Physician's PerspectiveThe importance of addressing matters of the heart is widely recognized, whereas maintenance of ophthalmic health may be marginalized.