Mrs. B, age 66, presents to the emergency department with altered mental status, impaired gait, and tremors.
Differences in metabolism of levodopa between patients with Parkinson’s disease may be caused by variations in abundance of the gut bacteria ...
Those over age 65 years fill prescriptions for twice the amount, compared with younger adults.
Clinicians might be able to prevent or reduce social isolation and loneliness by directly addressing underlying health-related causes, new report...
Cases That Test Your Skills
Ms. A, age 60, presents with severe headaches and depression, including a suicide attempt. She’s also been repeatedly sorting through her...
USPSTF again deems evidence insufficient to recommend cognitive impairment screening in older adults
The USPSTF reaffirmed its 2014 statement by concluding that current evidence is insufficient to make a recommendation about screening for...
Negative top-line results for the phase 2/3 Dominantly Inherited Alzheimer’s Network–Trials Unit study of gantenerumab and solanezumab are...
From the Journals
A class of polyphenols found in fruits and vegetables was associated with lower rates of Alzheimer’s in an observational study, setting the stage...
A new report leads to questions about how to standardize the process rather than have a piecemeal institutional approach and whether to focus less...
SAN DIEGO – Emerging evidence agrees: Lots of exercise, a good diet, and social interaction are good for both body and mind.
SAN DIEGO – The results might give patients “an extra year or 2” of independence, said one clinical investigator in an aducanumab trial.