Raúl Hernán Medina Campos

Raúl Hernán Medina Campos
Instituto Nacional De Geriatría

MD, MSc

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Aging has been defined as a biological process characterized by the functional decline of organs and systems leading to vulnerability and a susceptible state for developing neuronal, musculoskeletal, behavioral, and cardiovascular diseases and disorders. Sleep disorders, including insomnia, are common during aging, and these conditions have been as...
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Introduction Ageing entails a variety of physiological changes that increase the risk of chronic non-communicable diseases. The prevalence of these diseases leads to an increase in the use of health services. The care models implemented by health systems should provide comprehensive long-term healthcare. We conducted this systematic review to deter...
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Background: Falls are a significant public health problem among older people worldwide. The aim was to perform a new systematic review and meta-analysis to assess whether cataract surgery is effective in reducing the rate of falls in older persons. Methods: The systematic review was performed following the recommendations by the Cochrane Collabo...
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Ageing is a highly complex biological process with multicausal features that encompass genetics, biology, and evolution. Advances in human genomics, proteomics, and pharmacogenomics have opened the path towards truly personalized medicine, with the identification of genes linked to diseases, the development of specifically targeted drugs, and the a...
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Objectives: To assess the burden of disease and disability in older persons in Mexico from the Global Burden of Disease (GBD) 2016 study data. Methods: Analysis of the Mexican data from the GBD 2016 study is presented by state, sex, and stratified into four age groups: 60 to 69, 70 to 79, 80 to 89, and 90+ years. Results: The majority of disab...
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Se analizan los hechos más destacados que ilustran la situación actual de salud de las personas mayores en México, con base en evidencias recogidas a lo largo de los últimos años. La información contenida permite mostrar un panorama amplio de las distintas dimensiones de la salud de este grupo poblacional. A partir de estos datos se delinean las es...
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Ageing is one of the most complex processes in nature; how could we prevent the associated biological changes and chronic diseases that string along with this process, is a challenge in healthcare around the world. Recent advances in next-generation sequencing have reached a stage where it is possible to know from a specific tissue the most abundan...
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Systematic reviews and meta-analyses are proven tools for decision-making in health care, both for patients and public policy. For example, nowadays they constitute a substantial part of evidence-based clinical practice guidelines. However, the number of systematic reviews developed so far, and their use to improve the health of older adults has be...
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Introduction and hypothesisPrevious studies of racial/ethnic variation in urinary incontinence (UI) suggest that population-specific studies of UI risk factors are needed to develop appropriate public health recommendations. We assessed UI risk factors among postmenopausal Mexican women enrolled in the Mexican Teachers’ Cohort. Methods We conducted...
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Background: The phenotype of frailty proposed by Fried et al has shown to predict several adverse health-related outcomes in elderly populations worldwide; however, the description of such associations in Latin America is still scarce. Objective: To describe the association between frailty and recent hospitalization, disability for basic (ADL) and...

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