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Archive for October 31st, 2012

Glomerulonephritis (Kidney Disease) in the Elderly

Glomerulonephritis (GN) is a medical condition due to inflammatory changes in the glomeruli, the bed of tiny blood vessels that starts the filtering process in the kidney. It can be sudden onset (acute) or chronic (gradually developing). Depending on the the cause, glomerulonephritis can be primary in that it occurs on its own or secondary […]

Back Pain in Seniors

Back pain is one of the most frequently encountered problems in adults, particularly in seniors. It may occur as an acute episode or become persistent and worsen over time. It is estimated that nine out of ten patients suffer from back pain at least once in their lifetime. The pain may be felt in the […]

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