Sunday, January 24, 2021


The Risks of Not Screening Older Adults for Alzheimer’s and Other Forms of Dementia

PCPs fail to recognize between 27 and 81% of cases of a patient displaying signs of cognitive impairment. Early detection can make treatment more effective.

6 Ways to Empower Middle-Age Patients to Boost Their Heart Health to Prevent Dementia

To prevent dementia as a senior, taking good care of one's heart during middle age can serve as a strong foundation, according to new research.

What Clinicians Need to Know About Every FDA-Approved CBD Product

Products containing cannabidiol that manufacturers claim have therapeutic and medical benefits are increasingly popular. Many consumers don't understand they should take such claims with a grain of salt.

A New Method of Detecting Consciousness in Patients with Severe Brain Injury

This research has the potential to change standard practices around brain injuries and inform new treatments.

Antidepressant Could Stop Sepsis, New Study Shows

A successful treatment for sepsis, an often fatal disorder in which the body’s immune response spirals wildly out of control, has long...

Secondary Stroke Prevention in Afib: Is Oral Anticoagulation Effective?

Over the past few years, there has been a tremendous influx of research dollars into the healthcare field. These have yielded a...

Update on Concussion

The understanding of concussion and its more serious counterpart -- traumatic brain injury --  continues to advance as diagnostic practices evolve. For...

Simple Steps May Help Beat Delirium in Cardiac ICU Patients

Patients undergoing cardiac surgery are at increased risk for developing postoperative delirium (POD) in the ICU. POD is form of cognitive dysfunction...

Psychosocial Care: The Too Often Overlooked Key to Successful Patient Outcomes

STORY ORIGINALLY RAN ON Catastrophic spinal cord and brain injuries are physically devastating, clearly, but it is the related...

Pediatric and Law Experts Define Abusive Head Trauma

Source: Pediatric and Law Experts Define Abusive Head Trauma Consensus Statement Developed as a Tool for Legal System

Gene Therapy for Morquio A Syndrome Show Promise in Slowing Progression of Disease

Gene Therapy for Morquio A Syndrome Show Promise in Slowing Progression of Disease DelawareA team led by Shunji Tomatsu,...

Can You Detect Sleep Disorders in Your Older Patients?

Older people are more likely to have sleep disorders, which can increase risks of cardiac disorders, daytime injury, and even death. Symptoms...

Tackle Migraine and Depression at the Same Time

Migraine is independently associated with poorer health-related quality of life (HRQoL) in the pain dimension and more severe pain symptoms in patients...

New Online App Takes on Sleep Deprivation

Because sleep deprivation boosts the risk of chronic diseases, increases mortality, and reduces quality of life and work productivity, investigators conducted a...

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