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Increased Stroke Risk with Stress, Hostility, Depression
For middle-aged and older adults, stress, hostility, and depressive symptoms are associated with increased risk of incident stroke and transient ischemic attack, according to a study published online July 10 in Stroke.
AAIC: Alzheimer
The number of new cases of dementia has been declining in recent decades in the United States, Germany, and other developed countries, a trio of new studies shows. The three studies are being presented Tuesday at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference, held from July 12 to 17 in Copenhagen, Denmark.
Telecare Intervention Improves Chronic Pain
A telephone-delivered collaborate care management intervention, including automated symptom monitoring with an algorithm-guided stepped care approach to optimizing analgesics, can improve chronic musculoskeletal pain, according to a study published in the July 16 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association.
Modifying the Course of Multiple Sclerosis: The Growing Treatment Armamentarium
Balancing the Risks and Rewards of Multiple Sclerosis Medications
There are many factors to consider in treating multiple sclerosis, since patients can suffer relapses, Stephen Krieger, MD, explains.
AAIC: Cataract Surgery a Plus for Patients with Dementia
Along with improving vision, cataract surgery may slow mental decline in people with Alzheimer's disease and other types of dementia, a new study suggests. The report was scheduled for presentation Sunday at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference, held from July 12 to 17 in Copenhagen, Denmark.
Medical Schools Being Challenged to Find Training Sites
Medical schools are working to find solutions to ensure their students can continue to receive clinical training in spite of the escalating shortage of training sites, according to an article published by the American Academy of Family Physicians.
Neural Protein Plays Key Role in Bipolar Disorder
Researchers at Tufts University have further clarified a key protein’s role in bipolar disorder.
To Answer Patient Questions, Physicians Turn to New Information Sources
In a recent survey, physicians identified peer-reviewed journal articles, continuing medical education, evidence-based guidelines, and national experts as the most useful sources of information to stay current on therapeutic advances.
Interrupted Sleep May Be as Bad as Too Little Sleep
Interrupted sleep may be as harmful to cognition and mood as getting too little sleep, according to a study published in the July issue of Sleep Medicine.
Physician Offices Investing in Patient Portals for Electronic Health Records
Practitioners are continuing to invest in electronic health records (EHRs), specifically to improve access for patients, according to an article published June 13 in Medical Economics.
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