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Geriatrics

Evaluation and treatment of older-age bipolar disorder: a narrative review

Authors: Rajesh R Tampi, Pallavi Joshi, Gargi Bhattacharya, Sheila Gupta

This narrative review aims to synthesize information from the literature regarding older-age bipolar disorder in order to provide up-to-date information on this important illness.

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TAS-102 in metastatic colorectal cancer (mCRC): efficacy, tolerability, and quality of life in heavily pretreated elderly patients: a real-life study

Authors: Giuseppe Cicero MD PhD, Raffaele Addeo MD, Rossella De Luca PhD, Giuseppe Lo Re MD PhD, Leonardo Gulotta MD, Pierenrico Marchesa MD, Gaspare Gulotta MD PhD

This study evaluates the safety and
efficacy of TAS-102 in heavily pretreated elderly patients with
metastatic colorectal cancer.

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Urinary tract infections in the elderly: a review of disease characteristics and current treatment options

Authors: Leocadio Rodriguez-Mañas MD, PhD

This narrative review considers the characteristics of urinary tract infections – prevalence and incidence, disease burden, risk factors, and clinical presentation – in the elderly, and examines current treatment options to manage urinary tract infections in the community.

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Combination therapy in the treatment of hypertension

Authors: Carolina Guerrero-García MD, Alberto Francisco Rubio-Guerra PhD

This article reviews the latest information available regarding the treatment of hypertension with combination therapy.

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Suvorexant for insomnia in older adults: a perspective review

Authors: Rajesh R Tampi, Geetha Manikkara, Silpa Balachandran, Piyush Taparia, Stephanie Hrisko, Shilpa Srinivasan, Deena J Tampi

This review identifies published randomized control trials that evaluate the efficacy and tolerability of suvorexant for the treatment of insomnia among older adults.

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