Current Issue

September/October 2022

Features

  • Surgery for Meniscus Tears
    Knee surgery such as arthroscopic partial meniscectomy is routinely used to repair torn meniscus cartilage, but evidence suggests the procedure is overused and potentially harmful.
  • Hypertension and Body Weight
    The American Heart Association provides guidelines on medical vs lifestyle strategies when considering weight loss interventions to lower blood pressure.
  • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
    More research is needed to investigate the life-long implications of this chronic disease in the postmenopausal female, including the psychiatric comorbidities, which may increase as women age.
  • Intermittent Fasting
    With varying views on whether intermittent fasting is harmful or beneficial, we offer some clarity on whether you should recommend it to your geriatric patients.

Departments


From the Editor
The Efficacy of Meniscus Tear Surgery

Heart Health
The Link Between Heart Health and Hydration

Medication Monitor
Risk of Common Drug Use

Neurology
Early Diagnosis of Parkinson’s Disease

Bone Health
Vibration Therapy for Older Adults

Datebook

The Last Word
Caring for Aging Eyes: Concerns and Opportunities