You’re Never Too Old to Be Studied

Quick Hits: Transvaginal Mesh Pulled, New Weight Loss Drug & More

A systematic review in The Journal of the American Medical Association in 2007 looked at randomized controlled trials between 1994 and 2006, and found that close to 40 percent excluded individuals over the age of 65. However, advanced age is not a reliable proxy for poor health. Via Nytimes.


Alanna McCatty

Alanna McCatty

Alanna McCatty is founder and CEO of McCatty Scholars, an organization that devises and implements financial literacy programs for students to combat the nationwide issue of the loss of educational opportunity due to the ramifications of burdensome student debt. At MedShadow, she reports on new findings and research on the side effects of prescription drugs. She is a graduate of Pace University.


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