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Need To Know- Alzheimer’s Medications
What Alzheimer’s drugs work? What are their side effects and how to avoid them? Read what real people say about taking care of their loved one with Alzheimer’s.
Hospital-induced delirium is when patients (most often elderly ones) become confused, anxious, aggressive and in some cases have verbal and physical outbursts while in the hospital. This sudden and severe change in mental status affects more than seven million hospitalized Americans each year.
The FDA appears to be taking a tougher stance on supplement manufacturers that make unsubstantiated claims that their products can…
Despite efforts to reduce the use of prescription opioids, a significant number of seniors continue to take them, and an…
About 70% of people that take a medication for dementia take it for longer than clinical evidence shows the drug…
What’s the Best Medicine for Brain Health?
JustCareUSA.org To support brain health, we know many things that people should not do, such as smoke, drink alcohol heavily,…
A new study published in the British Medical Journal has found that several common medications, such as anticholinergic drugs, heighten…
Congress Protects Healthcare — For Now
Congress’ fiscal 2017 spending bill boosts funding for critical medical research and health programs. But will they do the same…
Are There Side Effects Associated with At-Home Genetic Health Risk Tests?
An at-home test that analyzes the DNA in saliva to determine a person’s risk for certain diseases sounds promising. But…
The FDA has approved the first-ever genetic tests that allow consumers to determine if they are at risk for developing…
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