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Cochlear implants not only boost hearing in seniors with severe hearing loss

Cochlear Implantation Associated With Improved Cognition

Older people with severe hearing loss who received the devices had less depression, better mental skills
While some thinking skills begin to decline as one ages

Emotional Intelligence Peaks in Middle Age

Overall knowledge base highest for seniors
Your voice may be the key to landing a new job

Getting Heard May Be Key to Getting New Job

Pitch for job was more convincing when evaluators heard it than when they read it
For patients with early-onset colorectal cancer

Frequency of Germline TP53 Mutations ID’d in Early-Onset CRC

Germline mutations detected at a frequency of 1.3 percent in patients with early-onset colorectal cancer
Management of pain is an important component in improving the quality of care in hospitals from a patient's perspective

Patients Say Pain Control Is Key to Quality of Care in Hospitals

Patient-provider shared decision-making may improve pain outcomes
A new model has been proposed for classification of hypersensitivity/allergic diseases ahead of the 11th revision of the International Classification of Diseases

New Model Proposed for Hypersensitivity/Allergic Disease

International collaboration validated classification proposal using crowdsourcing
Based on current demographics and utilization of primary care services

Researchers Estimate Physician Shortage for 2035

Additional 1,700 primary care residency slots will be necessary by 2035 based on current production
Kidneys from deceased donors that have acute injuries are frequently discarded

Damaged Kidneys May Still Be Viable in Transplant

For reasons that are unclear, certain organs even performed better six months after transplant
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued final recommendations for the cleaning and sterilization of medical devices used in invasive procedures. The updated rules

FDA Updates Recs for Cleaning of Reusable Med Devices

Updated rules in response to contaminated duodenoscopes
Reducing the number of Americans with type 2 diabetes is a new mission shared by the American Medical Association and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

AMA, CDC Partner to Focus on Diabetes Prevention

Getting the millions of Americans at risk for type 2 tested is the first step, experts say