Newly prescribed sleeping pills increase risk of hip fracture
Older people newly prescribed sleeping pills like benzodiazepines and 'Z-drugs' have over double the odds of a hip fracture in the first two weeks compared with non-users...
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Bare bones: Making bones transparent
A new bone clearing technique is a breakthrough for testing osteoporosis drugs. The technique has promising applications for understanding how bones interact with the rest of...
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Osteoporosis-Drug Holidays for Low-Risk Patients: EMAS Concurs
A new EMAS position paper on the appropriate use of a drug holiday following treatment for osteoporosis in patients at low risk for fracture concurs with that of the American...
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Apomorphine: 150-Year-Old Drug Benefits Parkinson's Disease Patients
Apomorphine, a 150-year-old drug for Parkinson's disease is found to lower 'off' time for people at an advanced stage of the disease.
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NACDS Elects Officers/New Members to Board/Executive Committee
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150-Year-Old Drug May Shorten 'Off' Time for Parkinson's Patients
Title: 150-Year-Old Drug May Shorten 'Off' Time for Parkinson's Patients Category: Health News Created: 4/21/2017 12:00:00 AM Last Editorial Review: 4/24/2017 12:00:00 AM
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150-Year-Old Drug May Help Parkinson's Patients
Study finds apomorphine cuts the time until levodopa kicks in for those with advanced disease
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Nursing Home Program Offers Alternatives to Antipsychotic Drugs
Title: Nursing Home Program Offers Alternatives to Antipsychotic Drugs Category: Health News Created: 4/20/2017 12:00:00 AM Last Editorial Review: 4/21/2017 12:00:00 AM
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This Experimental Prostate Cancer Treatment Is Shrinking Tumors
Photograph by Levi Brown There may be new hope for men with this deadly disease One day several years ago, Samuel Denmeade, M.D., a professor of oncology and urology at Johns...
'Memory Proteins' Cause Dementia in Alzheimer's Disease
The combination of accumulation of amyloid and low levels of protein NPTX2 is responsible for the cognitive failure in Alzheimer's disease.
Docs May Miss Major Cause of Vision Loss in Seniors
1 in 4 cases of age-related macular degeneration initially goes unrecognized, research suggests
Parkinson's Disease Finds Potential Cure and Prevention
Cortisol, a steroid hormone, can prevent Parkinson's disease by inducing over-expression of parkin protein which inhibits death of dopaminergic neurons.
Can Getting a Vasectomy Raise Your Cancer Risk?
Photograph by Getty Images Here's what you need to know before you get snipped Done having kids? Then you may be considering a vasectomy-a surgical procedure that prevents the...
Could Gut be the Origin of Parkinson's Disease?
The vagal nerve that extends from the abdomen to the brainstem could also conduct Parkinson's disease via the same pathway.
We Know How To Curb Epidemics. Can Alzheimer's Be Next?
I travel a lot, which means I spend much of my time in airports waiting to catch a flight. I use most of that time to work or catch up on email, but sometimes, when it's really...
Parkinson's Disease May Originate in Gut, Study Says
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Three Cups of Italian-Style Coffee Reduces Prostate Cancer Risk
The higher concentration of bioactive substances in the coffee prepared the Italian way lowers the risk of prostate cancer by 53%.
Removing 'Old' Cells Could Reverse Osteoarthritis
Clearing of old/senescent cells reduces the development of osteoarthritis and creates an environment for regeneration of new tissue.