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Valery Gafarov, Dmitriy Panov, Elena Gromova, Igor Gagulin, Almira Gafarova

Article ID: 2304
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Abstract: Our aim was to study the effect of depression and social support on the risk of type 2 diabetes in female population aged 25-64 in Russia / Siberia. Under the screening surveys random representative samples of women aged 25-64 years were examined in 1994 and 2005. Depression assessment was performed using the MONICA- MOPSY test. Social support ...
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Martha Hinman, Patrice Hazen

Article ID: 2310
Views - 1799  (Abstract) PDF - 105  (Download)
Abstract: This quasi-experimental study compared the results of a traditional model of physical therapy (PT) care to a PT wellness model known as GroupHab. The traditional model included discharge from PT with a home exercise program (HEP) to be self-administered with or without the addition of a community-based exercise program. The wellness model included partici...
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Sameen Rafi, Shyna Saif

Article ID: 2313
Views - 802  (Abstract) PDF - 70  (Download)
Abstract: India is one of the nations in the world where the population is undergoing anomalous demographic changes. The increase in longevity and decrease fertility lead to the boom of older people aged 60 and above both in relative and absolute terms. Due to the rise in number, it creates pressure not only on the family but the responsibility shifts to the govern...
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Mohammad Taghi Sheykhi

Article ID: 2309
Views - 906  (Abstract) PDF - 58  (Download)
Abstract: The present paper analyzes different demographic variables to reach the result of how population become aged in different parts of Asia. Policies and planning of population during the past decades have contributed to more life expectancy, leading to the aging  of population in countries like Japan, China, South Korea, Singapore, Taiwan and...
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Kristine M. Hallisy

Article ID: 2422
Views - 1029  (Abstract) PDF - 55  (Download)
Abstract: Introduction:  Chronic low back pain (cLBP) among older adults is a complex, biopsychosocial condition that despite research efforts and innovative interventions remains a prevalent, disabling and costly condition. This case highlights the use of tai chi (TC) for persistent geriatric LBP. Case Presentation :</...
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