New model reduces opioid prescribing

An internal medicine clinic at Oregon Health & Science University has sharply reduced the amount of opioids prescribed though innovative use of a review board comprising a team of health care professionals from various...

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November 23, 2021

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Diagnosis of Alzheimer’s and related dementias reduces social activity

Despite the belief that early diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias is crucial, a new Rutgers study found that the diagnosis may unintentionally impact social relationships and activity. The study, published in the...

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November 22, 2021

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Examining real-world treatment patterns of psoriatic arthritis

Despite clear directives outlined in the updated guidelines published by the American College of Rheumatology/National Psoriasis Foundation (ACR/NPF) in 2018, there is limited data regarding medication use in real-world clinical practice and patient medication...

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November 21, 2021

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Listening to favorite music improves brain plasticity, cognitive performance of Alzheimer’s patients

Researchers at the University of Toronto (U of T) and Unity Health Toronto have demonstrated that repeated listening to personally meaningful music induces beneficial brain plasticity in patients with mild cognitive impairment or early...

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November 20, 2021

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Hidden financial dimensions affect people with cognitive decline and their care partners, report says

In planning for older adulthood, many people both fear and consistently underestimate the risk of Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias (ADRD) and the tremendous impact these conditions can have on their finances. More than...

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November 19, 2021

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Tissue physics plays a key role in tumor growth

Cancer is a difficult disease to treat and to study, and can be caused by a range of genetic mutations. For instance, the mutated RAS gene causes a loss of structure in so-called epithelial...

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November 18, 2021

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A potential role for ibuprofen in older adults’ immunity to RSV

New research suggests there may someday be a role for ibuprofen in providing older adults with lasting immunity against RSV, a virus commonly associated with infants and young kids that also rivals the flu...

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November 17, 2021

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