The Clinical Trial Is Open. The Elderly Need Not Apply – Maddeningly, exclusion rates remain high even for studies of diseases particularly common at older ages.

Because older people are so often excluded from medical studies, little is known about how best to treat them. Geriatricians often must rely on guesswork.

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/04/13/health/elderly-clinical-trials.html

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Robert Zinn, M.D., Ph.D. is a medical doctor, physician, and web entrepreneur, who, for over 15 years was employed by academic and research institutions and focused his clinical practices on very specialized patient populations, such as those with rare genetic diseases or rare cancers. He shares his knowledge through his website, NutritionTheory.org

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