Establishing a hospital based fracture liaison service to prevent secondary insufficiency fractures
In the aging population worldwide, osteoporosis is a relatively common condition and a major cause of long-term morbidity. Initial fragility fractures can lead to subsequent...
20 days ago - International Journal of Surgery
Fewer Dementia Patients Die After Surgery When Nurses More Educated
Patients with Alzheimer's disease and dementia may be less likely to die after surgery when they're treated at hospitals that employ a larger proportion of nurses with at least...
24 days ago - Medscape
Core trainee boot camp-A method for improving technical and non-technical skills of novice surgical trainees. A before and after study
The transition to surgical training can be a stressful time for trainees and is most evident during national handover periods where new graduates start and senior trainees...
28 days ago - International Journal of Surgery
VIDEO: Registry shows early detection of wet AMD helps patients maintain better vision
WASHINGTON ― At the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery meeting, Allen Ho, MD, of Wills Eye Hospital, discusses data gleaned from the AAO's IRIS Registry...
29 days ago - Healio
Study shows patients in major prostate cancer study are more likely to die than real-world patients
Researchers at Henry Ford Hospital compared the patient population of a major U.S. prostate cancer study with patients found in three U.S. cancer databases, ultimately finding...
29 days ago - News Medical - 3 articles
George H.W. Bush Hospitalized Due to Blood Infection
Bush has a form of Parkinson's disease and uses a wheelchair and electric scooter. In recent years, he has been hospitalized several times for respiratory problems, the AP...
1 month ago - Web MD
The American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy states that "more than ever before, families are providing long-term care to older adults with limitations in the...
1 month ago - National Care Planning Council - 2 articles
Bogachan Sahin, M.D., Ph.D., Named Highland Hospital Chief of Neurology
Bogachan Sahin, M.D., Ph.D., has been appointed as the new Chief of Neurology for Highland Hospital.
1 month ago - University of Rochester Medical Center
IBS sufferers are 30% more likely to develop Parkinson's
Inflammation is thought to underlie both irritable bowel disease and Parkinson's disease, and new research from Mount Sinai hospital suggests treating IBD could lower...
1 month ago - Daily Mail - 2 articles
High-dose Short-course Radiotherapy: Fast, Safe Treatment for Prostate Cancer Patients
A new radiotherapy treatment for prostate cancer that saves time and was proven safe and effective involves hospital treatment every alternate day for two and half weeks...
1 month ago - Medindia Health - 3 articles
The headlines of Master Doctor
Pesticides increase risk of Parkinson's by disrupting energy levels
A study shows why exposure to some pesticides can raise the risk of Parkinson's disease. Those with a genetic predisposition to the illness may be especially susceptible.
Link Between Pesticide Exposure and Parkinson's Uncovered
Low-level exposure to pesticides disrupts cells in a way that mimics the effects of mutations known to cause Parkinson's disease.
ANOTHER drop in US life expectancy
Death rates rose for Alzheimer's disease, diabetes, flu and pneumonia, and three other leading causes of death, according to numbers posted online Wednesday by the CDC.
Dietary Supplement Repairs Brain Damage in Mice with Alzheimer's
A mouse study conducted by the Center for Healthy Aging, University of Copenhagen and the American National...
Decoding Dementia: Dementia Action Week 2018
Patients with Alzheimer's disease and dementia deserve our love and respect, but nothing can replace the full-time care and attention that a professional caregiver can provide.
The ingredients and science behind growth factor-based topicals.By Inga Hansen Growth factor-BASED serums and creams have become ubiquitous in topical antiaging skin care. But...
Revance Gears Up for Launch of RT002 Neurotoxin
Revance Therapeutics has established four new positions at the company as it prepares for the launch and commercialization of its daxibotulinumtoxinA injectable for the...
Chinese poultry isn't safe, Rep. DeLauro tells Secretary Perdue
Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro, who chairs the Congressional Food Safety Caucus, has expressed her opposition to any agreement to allow imports of Chinese-raised poultry into the...
Drugs Used to Treat Parkinson's may Work for TB too
A common mechanism by which our immune cells clear bacterial infections such as tuberculosis could be implicated in Parkinson's disease, finds a new study.
Jada Pinkett Smith's hair loss which strikes 20m women in menopause
Just like more than 20 million women in the US, actress Jada Pinkett Smith announced on Monday that she struggles with hair loss, likely due to hormonal shifts as the...