News tagged with older adults

Radical surgery removes half of pelvis, saves leg

During a radical surgery to treat a rare bone cancer, surgeons at UC San Diego Health System and Moores Cancer Center removed 50 percent of a patient's pelvis. Instead of amputating the connected leg, the surgical team, comprised ...

dateMar 22, 2011 in Other
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Want more zest for life? Consider gardening

Does gardening contribute to quality of life and increased wellness for older adults? Researchers from the Texas A&M and Texas State Universities asked these questions in a survey of people aged 50 and older. The survey revealed ...

dateMar 17, 2011 in Health
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