More research needed on risk-benefit of drug therapy for shift work sleep disorder.
Inadequate evidence to assess benefits and harms of treatment in pregnancy and postpartum.
Vitamin D may play a neuroprotective role in Alzheimer’s disease and dementia.
Spikes noted among young- and middle-age adults; experts cite easy access to prescription meds.
New practice guideline addresses the diagnosis of obstructive sleep apnea in adults.
Study partially funded by National Institutes of Health finds smokers can reduce health risks using e-cigarettes instead of tobacco cigarettes.
Alcohol abuse more than doubles the odds of severe memory impairment in middle-aged adults.
Participants with severe dementia nearly three-fold more likely to receive pacemaker.
Tie between neuropathologic markers and cognitive decline not modified by depressive symptoms
Medicare should continue to support GME, contingent on contribution to nation’s health needs.
Nearly half of physicians put moderate-to-severe restrictions on access to pharmaceutical sales representatives.
Targiniq ER includes naloxone, which blocks euphoric effect if pill is crushed or broken.
Primary care patients more satisfied with care in shared appointments than usual care.
Measuring albumin and creatinine levels in the blood was linked to survival in both men and women.
Decrease in number of uninsured and gain in coverage leads to improvements in access.
Individuals with vitamin D deficiency more than two-fold more likely to have schizophrenia.
Satisfied physicians more likely to report positive trends in medicine, encourage young people to become doctors.
New research has found that the majority of the genetic risk for autism is due to a common genetic variation, rather than rare or spontaneous mutations.
Physicians must be aware of legal issues related to providing funds or waiving cost-sharing obligations.
Besides better vision, patients and caregivers reported improved quality of life.
Those with injuries showed damage in brain white matter, disrupting nerve axons.
At-risk seniors who began eating right, exercising did better on memory/problem-solving tests.
Correlations seen in middle-aged and older adults, even after adjustment for risk factors.
Patients with age-related macular degeneration reduced depression with behavioral treatment and low vision intervention.
Nurses said that violence was endemic in their workplace, due to the high-risk environment they work in.
The CHD8 mutation increases the risk a type of autism and causes specific traits and symptoms, which could be used in pre-birth testing.
Those with depressive disorder tended to be older, white or Hispanic, have lower incomes, and more comorbidities.
Combined treatment with the antidepressant and cognitive-behavioral therapy yielded a 9% probability for relapse compared with 26.5% in the control group.
Ten proteins predict with 87% accuracy if someone with memory problems will develop Alzheimer disease.
Psychomotor impairment at diagnosis associated with glycemic control at one-year postdiagnosis.