Geriatrics

Sleep Duration Linked to Cognitive Decline for Geriatric Individuals

September 22, 2020

Those who slept more than 10 hours or less than 4 hours per night declined faster than those who slept about 7 hours per night.

New Medication Helps Improve Multiple Alzheimer Disease Biomarkers

September 19, 2020

Sumifilam could be the first Alzheimer treatment to improve several biomarkers.

Joshua Mali, MD: Hope for Patients with Wet AMD

September 18, 2020

Dr. Mali talks about advancements in treatment and screening for Wet AMD.

SRF Patterns Identified in Age-Related Macular Degeneration

September 18, 2020

More than half of the eyes observed in the study displayed collapse of the associated druse or drusenoid PED.

New Targeted Inhibitor Offers Promise for Patients with Symptomatic Obstructive HCM

September 17, 2020

Current therapies focus on relief of symptoms, but there is still an unmet need to address and target the molecular defects of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.

Mark Levy, FRCGP: Teaching Asthma Patients Better Inhaler Techniques

September 08, 2020

Problems using inhalers correctly is an ongoing issue for both pediatric and adult patients.

Many Countries Underperforming in Reducing Non-Communicable Disease Mortality

September 04, 2020

Countries, including the USA, have shown a stagnation or a small increase of deaths linked to NCDs.

Retinal Thickness Variation Linked to Other Outcomes for nAMD Patients

August 21, 2020

The risk of developing fibrosis and macular atrophy increased based on which quartile of foveal center point thickness standard deviation an individual falls in.

Geriatric Patients with Depression Showing Resiliency During COVID-19 Pandemic

August 20, 2020

The majority of older adults participating in the study expressed outrage at what they deemed to be an inadequate government response to the pandemic.

Study Results Show Benefit for Daratumumab-CyBorD Treatment for AL Amyloidosis

August 17, 2020

Investigators find study drug was well-tolerated with no new safety concerns.