Multicomponent intervention to prevent mobility disability in frail older adults: randomised controlled trial (SPRINTT project)

Jennifer E. Engen

Abstract Objective To determine whether a multicomponent intervention based on physical activity with technological support and nutritional counselling prevents mobility disability in older adults with physical frailty and sarcopenia. Design Evaluator blinded, randomised controlled trial. Setting 16 clinical sites across 11 European countries, January 2016 to 31 October 2019. Participants […]

Aeterna Zentaris Secures New European Patent Related to Use of Macimorelin for the Diagnosis of Growth Hormone Deficiency in Adults

Jennifer E. Engen

Aeterna Zentaris Inc – Strengthens intellectual property portfolio for macimorelin and the commercial product Ghryvelin® / Macrilen™ in Europe as the Company plans to pursue even greater protection TORONTO, ONTARIO, April 19, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Aeterna Zentaris Inc. (NASDAQ: AEZS) (TSX: AEZS) (“Aeterna” or the “Company”), a specialty biopharmaceutical […]

The Assessment of Depression Among Older Adults

Jennifer E. Engen

CATEGORY 1 CME ACTIVITY GOAL The goal of this activity is to review the epidemiology, risk factors, and evidence-based assessment of depression among older adults. LEARNING OBJECTIVES 1. To describe the epidemiology and risk factors for depression among older adults 2. To discuss the assessment of depression among older adults […]