Five-Minute Digital Clock Test May Speed Alzheimer's Diagnosis
A digital version of the classic clock-drawing test, which can be completed in under 5 minutes, accurately detects the beginnings of dementia. Results correlating with amyloid...
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Parkinson's Disease Prevalence To Reach 3 Million by 2029
GlobalData assessed PD prevalence in 7 major countries, which includes US, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, the UK and Japan.
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Top in rheumatology: Beta-blockers for pain, airborne transmission of Kawasaki disease
British researchers found that beta-blockers were associated with a reduced risk for primary care consultations for knee osteoarthritis and knee and hip pain. A review of the...
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CU researcher receives NIH grant to analyze the link between gut microbiome and osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis affects the joints, but according to researcher Michael Zuscik, PhD, it may start in the gut.
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Personality trait neuroticism associated with higher risk of Parkinson's disease
New research from the Florida State University College of Medicine has found that the personality trait neuroticism is consistently associated with a higher risk of developing...
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New toric lens demonstrates rotational stability
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Protective equipment designed to enhance safety at slit lamp, during cataract surgery
Simple additions to standard personal protective equipment can further enhance safety during ophthalmology examinations and cataract surgery. “I was an early adopter of PPE and...
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Shared decision-making, clinical judgement take priority where OA guidelines diverge
Shared decision-making and clinical judgement are key to effectively managing osteoarthritis patients, especially when sets of osteoarthritis guidelines disagree on the best...
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Andrews staffer leaves Premier's office after ex-partner accuses him of violent assaults
A former ministerial adviser in the Andrews government has reported her former partner - a senior adviser in the Premier's office - to police following years of alleged...
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Report reveals geographic, racial disparities in fracture rates for older Americans
A report from the National Osteoporosis Foundation details fracture rates for all 50 U.S. states and highlights ethnic and racial disparities among Medicare beneficiaries for...
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Treating obstructive sleep apnea may lower risk for dementia
Positive airway pressure treatment was associated with a lower likelihood of incident Alzheimer's disease and other types of dementia in older adults with obstructive sleep...
Prostate cancer specialist honored for translational, clinical research
American Association for Cancer Research presented the AACR-Waun Ki Hong Award for Outstanding Achievement in Translational and Clinical Cancer Research to Nima Sharifi...