Family Medicine

Naahaad Mukadam, PhD: Addressing the Dementia Public Health Crisis

August 10, 2020

Video

A team of researchers have added 3 new modifiable risk factors to a list of 9 known factors that increase the risk of developing dementia.

Naahaad Mukadam, PhD: The Future of Dementia Care

August 10, 2020

Video

An expert in Alzheimer disease describes some of the struggles dementia patients might be going through during the COVID-19 pandemic.

COVID-19 Only Adding to the Challenges Health Centers Face

August 09, 2020

Article

National Health Center Week kicks off on August 9.

GDC-0214 Well-Tolerated for Patients with Mild Asthma

August 08, 2020

Article

In a study presented virtually at ATS 2020, investigators find 15 mg of the study drug resulted in a 43% decrease in FeNO.

Autopsies, Biopsies Link Lung Injuries to E-Cigarette Use 

August 07, 2020

Article

A new case study  assesses biopsy and autopsy tissues to characterize pathological patterns in suspected EVALI cases .

FDA Sets PDUFA Date on Aducanumab for Alzheimer Disease

August 07, 2020

Article

Investigators found a 22% reduction in clinical decline at the 78-week cutoff in the intent to treat population in EMERGE who received high-dose aducanumab, with a similar reduction seen in the opportunity to complete population.

Tezepelumab Helps Reduce Severe Asthma Exacerbations

August 07, 2020

Article

In a study presented at ATS 2020, investigators test 3 different dosing regimens of tezepelumab in asthma patients with both high and low levels of IL-5 and IL-13.

The 4 Mistakes Made by the US in COVID-19 Response

August 07, 2020

Article

A famed virologist weighs in on the country's earliest shortcomings—and how they can still be resolved today.

Nirsevimab Shows Promise in Preventing RSV Infections in Preterm-Born Infants

August 06, 2020

Article

A one-time intramuscular dose of the investigative drug was linked to reduced medical attention and hospitalizations related to RSV.

COVID-19 Exposes Geriatric Telemedicine Unreadiness

August 06, 2020

Article

A new study has great implications for equitable access to primary care for older adults during the pandemic.

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