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The authors sought to assess the impact of osteoporosis on health care costs for patients with chronic disease, specifically cardiovascular disease, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, depress and diabetes mellitus in the US.  8 pages. Last reviewed August 2018.

This article describes a cross-sectional analysis based upon data collected from a national telephone survey.  Descriptive statistical analysis and multiple logistic regression was used to examine the association between osteoporosis and age, sex, other diseases and education defined by ISCED in participants aged 50 and older. 8 pages Last reviewed August 2018.

This publication gives a high level overview of findings regarding the efficacy of complimentary and alternative medicine for common geriatric conditions. 6 pages. Last reviewed August 2018.

This article describes a nationwide, population-based cohort study in Taiwan investigating the relationship between depression and stroke in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA). 7 pages. Last reviewed August 2018.

The authors investigated the dynamic change of arthritis pain and depressive symptoms over a four year period in a sample of older adults. 9 pages. Last reviewed August 2018.

This systematic review investigates the impact of anxiety and depression on outcomes in patients with osteoarthritis and summarizes the unique challenges that these comorbidities bring. 11 pages. Last reviewed August 2018.

The authors conducted a cross-sectional population-based data from community-dwelling people aged 45 years and over living in Canada to examine the impact of functional disability and social participation of physical and mental chronic conditions individually and in combination. 9 pages. Last reviewed July 2018.

The aim of this study was to compare clinical and psychosocial characteristics of older adults aged 70 and over who had attempted suicide. 10 pages. Last reviewed July 2018.

The authors investigate the treatment of sleep disorder in older adults as a suicide prevention strategy. 8 pages. Last reviewed July 2018.

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