Alan  Ehrlich, MD

Alan Ehrlich, MD

Alan Ehrlich, MD, is a deputy editor for DynaMed, a database that provides evidence-based information on more than 3,000 clinical topics and is updated daily through systematic surveillance covering more than 500 journals. He is also an assistant clinical professor in Family Medicine at the University of Massachusetts Medical School in Worcester.

Most Recent Articles by Alan Ehrlich, MD

Regular proton pump inhibitor use associated with an increased risk of dementia in the elderly

Regular proton pump inhibitor use associated with an increased risk of dementia in the elderly

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Regular proton pump inhibitor use in the elderly was associated with an increased risk of incident dementia compared with no proton pump inhibitor use, according to researchers.

Antenatal steroids may improve respiratory outcomes for late preterm births

Antenatal steroids may improve respiratory outcomes for late preterm births

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The decreased rate of respiratory complications with betamethasone suggests antenatal steroids may improve the respiratory status in late preterm infants.

Screening and treating pregnant women with asymptomatic bacteriuria may not be helpful

Screening and treating pregnant women with asymptomatic bacteriuria may not be helpful

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Screening for asymptomatic bacteriuria may not lead to better outcomes among pregnant women and exposes them to unnecessary antibiotics.

Risk of Alzheimer dementia after androgen deprivation therapy

Risk of Alzheimer dementia after androgen deprivation therapy

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A recent cohort study evaluated the risk of developing Alzheimer dementia after ADT in 16,888 men with prostate cancer, 14.2% of whom were treated with ADT.

Resumption of antithrombotic therapy after gastrointestinal bleeding in patients with atrial fibrillation

Resumption of antithrombotic therapy after gastrointestinal bleeding in patients with atrial fibrillation

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Resuming antithrombotic therapy with in patients with atrial fibrillation and a serious gastrointestinal bleed results in better overall mortality outcomes.

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