Cataract Risk Highest in Younger Diabetes Patients
Diabetes patients face a twofold increased risk of developing cataracts compared with other patients. The risk rises to more than fivefold among those aged 45 to 54 years, new...
9 days ago - Medscape
Lifetime risk for total hip replacement increases in 5 countries
In five countries during a 10-year period, there have been statistically significant increases in the lifetime risk for total hip replacement surgery for osteoarthritis, as...
3 monthes ago - Healio
New Zealand joint registry study: Rate of joint replacements did not decrease for patients with RA
Results from this study indicated there was a significant increase in joint replacements in New Zealand for patients with osteoarthritis between 1999 to 2015. However, apart...
4 monthes ago - Healio - 2 articles
Same-day discharge feasible after lower-limb revascularization in elderly
One-day early discharge was feasible for elderly patients who underwent endovascular revascularization of lower extremities, according to data from the SENIOR-ER...
4 monthes ago - Healio
Growth kinetics of small renal masses on active surveillance: Variability and results from the DISSRM Registry
The Journal of Urology
4 monthes ago - MD Linx
Risk of new-onset diabetes in end-stage renal disease patients undergoing dialysis: Analysis from registry data of Taiwan
Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation
6 monthes ago - MD Linx - 2 articles
Your Past Impacts Your Present - Stressful Lifetime Events Linked to Later Cognitive Decline
Research recently presented at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference showed a link between stressful events in childhood and early adulthood and cognitive...
6 monthes ago - Health Status
High-performance membrane dialyzers and mortality in hemodialysis patients: A 2-year cohort study from the annual survey of the Japanese renal data registry
American Journal of Nephrology
7 monthes ago - MD Linx
BMI predicts post-RP metastasis, PCa mortality
Body mass index is an independent predictor of metastasis and prostate cancer mortality after radical prostatectomy, according to results from a large, long-term...
7 monthes ago - Modern Medicine
Multicenter registry analysis of center characteristics associated with technique failure in patients on incident peritoneal dialysis
Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology
7 monthes ago - MD Linx
The headlines of Master Doctor
Protein Levels in Spinal Fluid can Contribute Parkinson's Disease
Alpha-synuclein protein levels were found to be lower in cerebrospinal fluid collected in Parkinson's disease patients suffering from postural instability and gait difficulty.
Irregular Sleep in Menopause Linked to Hot Flashes, Depression
Menopausal women with sleep problems face a higher risk of hot flashes and depression.
Hormone Therapy for Menopause may Reduce Spinal Curvature
Menopausal hormone therapy helps reduce curvature of the spine. The risk of developing age-related hyperkyphosis declines with hormone therapy.
Communication Therapy Helps Couples Dealing With Dementia
Creative couples' intervention significantly helps people with Alzheimer's communicate. Communication intervention helps family caregivers and spouses.
What are my options for private duty home care?
It's a common assumption about private duty home care. “Medicare will pay for whatever home care I need. If I'm unable to get out of bed, shower or prepare a meal, it will...
Bedridden from the flu? Medicare can't help you
It's a particularly nasty flu season this year, expected to be one of the worst in history... and since it peaks through March, it's not over yet. In fact, it hasn't even...
The Risks of Fish Oil Supplements
It's been a bad few years for fish oil, as I discuss in my video, Omega 3s, Prostate Cancer, and Atrial Fibrillation. Claims were crushed that the long-chain omega 3s in fish...
The cage that cuts the number of times men need the loo
A tiny wire cage may help men suffering symptoms of an enlarged prostate. The cage, implanted under sedation in five minutes, is designed to improve urine flow without any need...
Barnaby Joyce crisis to come to a head after Nationals MP calls for Deputy...
Senior ministers are pleading for "a bit of breathing space" for embattled Nationals leader Barnaby Joyce as the cracks in his party appear to widen.
Why I won't take Kochie's advice on prostate cancer screening
Having researched screening programs, I have never had, and never will have, a PSA test. A lot of my medical colleagues feel the same way.