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July 2016

Severity of Kyphosis and Decline in Lung Function

BOSTON—July 28, 2016— Researchers from the Harvard affiliated Hebrew SeniorLife Hinda and Arthur Marcus Institute for Aging Research, have published a recent article in Journals of Gerontology: Medical Sciences, suggesting that preventing or slowing progression of hyperkyphosis may reduce pulmonary decline in olde

A Cinderella Tale: Can New Shoes Change the Life of a Person With Knee Osteoarthritis?

Dr. Marian T. Hannan, Co-Director of Musculoskeletal Research Center at Hinda and Arthur Marcus Institute for Aging Research contributed this editorial in the Annals of Internal Medicine detailing findings from a randomized trail that compared shoes designed to unload the knee versus new, conventional shoes.

Delirium in Older Patients after Surgery May Lead to Long-Term Cognitive Decline

BOSTON— July 14, 2016— Researchers from the Harvard Medical School - affiliated Hebrew SeniorLife Hinda and Arthur Marcus Institute for Aging Research have found increasing evidence that delirium in older surgical patients may be associated with long-term cognitive decline.