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Older adults who ‘train’ for a major operation spend less time in the hospital

Older adults who “train” for a major operation by exercising, eating a healthy diet, and practising stress reduction techniques preoperatively have shorter hospital stays and are more likely to return

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Spine surgery is ‘safe’ in patients of advanced age

The world’s population is steadily growing older. This can be seen most readily in Japan, where elderly people (ages 65 years and older) currently make up a quarter of the