Frailty Syndrome in Older Adults and Related Sociodemographic Factors in the North of Iran: A Population-Based Study

Fatemeh Talaee Boura; Simin Mouodi; Reza Ghadimi; Ali Bijani

Volume 23, Issue 1 , 2021

  Background: The global incidence rate of frailty syndrome among older adults aged 60 years and over has been estimated to be 43.4 cases per 1000 persons/years. Objectives: This study aimed to determine the prevalence of pre-frailty and frailty syndromes in community-dwelling older adults and assess ...  Read More

Pramipexole Versus Selegiline in Patients with Parkinson’s Disease: An Effectiveness and Safety (EAS) Analysis

Zhonghai Tao; Jiechun Chen; Lijie Xiao; Chunfeng Liu

Volume 21, Issue 9 , 2019, Pages 1-8

  Background: Levodopa treatment is the gold standard in Parkinson’s disease but has the risk of dyskinesias. Selegiline delays the introduction of levodopa and pramipexole is used as a symptomatic treatment in Parkinson’s disease.Objectives: This study aimed to compare the effectiveness of ...  Read More