Geriatrics

Epimacular Brachytherapy Ineffective Against Neovascular ARMD

July 10, 2020

Article

For the EMB treatment group, 65.6% of participants (n = 160) lost fewer than 15 ETDRS letters, while 86.6% (n = 103) in the ranibizumab group lost fewer than 15 ETDRS letters.

Healthy Lifestyle Aids in Alzheimer Disease Risk Reduction

June 27, 2020

Article

Those with ≥150 min per week in moderated or vigorous activities were low risk while those with less than 150 or sedentary activity were higher risk.

Analysis Details Potential Cardiovascular Risk Associated with Romosozumab

June 25, 2020

Article

An analysis of data from a trio of phase 3 trials suggest use of the novel osteoporotic treatment could increase risk of heart attack by 18%.

Patient Anxiety Linked to Pain from Anti-VEGF Injections

June 17, 2020

Article

Gauging patient wellbeing prior to intravitreal injections may help inform clinicians as to who may fare worse with the treatment.

Long-Term Lifestyle Program, Metformin Both Reduce Risk of Type 2 Diabetes

June 16, 2020

Article

The prevention of type 2 diabetes is possible and has important clinical benefits.

Hui Shao, MD, PhD: Life Expectancy of Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

June 14, 2020

Article

Discussing a look at the current life expectancy of patients with T2DM with an assistant professor from the University of Florida’s College of Pharmacy.

Exercise, Physical Activity Reduces Risk of Age-Related Cataracts

June 11, 2020

Article

Increased physical activity could reduce the risk of developing age-related cataracts by up to 10%.

Sleeve Gastrectomy Reduces Risk of Fracture

June 10, 2020

Article

Sleeve gastrectomy is associated with less fracture risk than Roux-en-Y gastric bypass.

Anticoagulant Use Could Be Driving Rise in Risk of Intracerebral Hemorrhage

June 09, 2020

Article

Analysis of the Framingham Heart Study indicates the rate of ICH in older patients has been on the rise and suggests anticoagulant use could have contributed to this increase.

Blood Pressure Treatment Adherence Reduces Mortality, Regardless of Frailty

June 08, 2020

Article

A new analysis examines impact of treatment adherence in more than 1.2 million patients.

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