Dr. F. Michael Gloth, III

Bio

Specialties:

  • Geriatric Medicine

Affiliation:

  • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Activity

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Dermatology:

    THURSDAY, April 28, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Variations in a particular gene may help explain why some people appear more youthful than others, researchers say.

    The gene, known as MC1R, is already well known for influencing skin and hair color. Certain variants of MC1R are more common in ...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Audiology:

    WEDNESDAY, April 27, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A hearing aid may do more than help you hear better: New research suggests that the devices might also help prevent mental decline in elderly people with hearing loss.

    "We know that hearing aids can keep older adults with hearing loss more soc...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Neurology:

    THURSDAY, April 28, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Rosacea, the facial redness affecting millions of Americans, may be linked to a higher risk for dementia and Alzheimer's disease, new research suggests.

    However, the study authors were quick to stress that people with rosacea should not be over...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Dermatology:

    WEDNESDAY, April 27, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- The chronic skin disease psoriasis may be linked to excess weight and type 2 diabetes, results of a new study suggest.

    Danish researchers found that people with type 2 diabetes had more than 50 percent greater odds of having psoriasis compared...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Endocrinology Diabetes & Metabolism:

    WEDNESDAY, April 27, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Type 2 diabetes may raise the risk of hearing loss, say researchers who recommend hearing tests for patients with the blood sugar disease.

    The researchers reviewed prior studies examining the link between diabetes and hearing loss. However, f...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Neurology:

    TUESDAY, April 26, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Difficulty remembering how to get around in new surroundings may be an extremely early sign of Alzheimer's, a small study suggests.

    The findings, if borne out in future research, might help doctors diagnose Alzheimer's long before someone shows ...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Pharmacy:

    MONDAY, April 25, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Pharmacists may do a better job than doctors helping chronically ill patients manage their blood pressure, cholesterol and blood sugar levels if they're allowed to direct people's health care, a new evidence review suggests.

    The review also found...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about OBGYN (Obstetrics & Gynecology):

    MONDAY, April 25, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Smaller families may be one reason why women now outlive men, a new study suggests.

    Researchers analyzed data from 140,600 people in Utah and found that men who were born in the early to mid-1800s lived an average of two years longer than women b...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Physiology:

    MONDAY, April 25, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A woman's pelvic structure keeps adapting over her lifetime -- first widening to accommodate childbirth, then later narrowing, a new study suggests.

    The researchers said their findings challenge the idea that a woman's pelvis is set in stone.Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Mental Health:

    FRIDAY, April 22, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Suicide rates in the United States rose 24 percent between 1999 and 2014, with young girls and middle-aged men accounting for the largest increases, federal health officials reported Friday.

    By 2014, the total suicide rate reached 13 per 100,00...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Geriatrics:

    THURSDAY, April 21, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Although aging may mean more physical problems, retirement can help people lead healthier lives, a new study from Australia suggests.

    Researchers found that when folks retire they tend to increase their physical activity, sit less and sleep mo...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatric Hematology-Oncology:

    THURSDAY, April 21, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Surviving a childhood cancer can take a toll on health, and new research shows that young adults who've been through the ordeal often feel aged before their time.

    "Our findings indicate survivors' accelerated aging, and also help us understand ...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Audiology:

    THURSDAY, April 21, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Nearly 13 percent of U.S. workers suffer from at least some hearing loss, a new federal government study finds.

    And 2 percent of the more than 1.4 million workers tested across nine industry sectors between 2003 and 2012 had "moderate or wors...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Social Work:

    THURSDAY, April 21, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- If you're an American aged 20 or under, your expected life span is now less affected by whether you're rich or poor than it used to be, a new study finds.

    Researchers at Princeton University report that the life expectancy gap between rich and ...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Medical Biochemical Genetics:

    THURSDAY, April 21, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Healthy elderly people have a higher-than-normal number of genetic variants that protect against mental decline, a new study reports.

    The findings suggest a possible link between long-term brain health and protection from chronic diseases such ...Full Article