The world’s first RSV vaccine could be rolled out by fall 2023, in time for the typical winter surge in RSV infections.
Arexvy is expected to be available for the 2023-2024 RSV season.
Researchers conducted a prospective study of RSV incidence and severity in adults during 2 seasons from 2019 to 2021— during the start and middle of the pandemic.
In an expert roundtable, clinicians discuss the risks, benefits, and anticipated real-world usage of lecanemab following US FDA approval.
The risk for fractures were compared among women with osteoporosis receiving gastro-resistant vs immediate-release risedronate or alendronate.
Findings seen for emergency department visits for blunt head trauma, mostly due to falls.
Clinical tool includes 5 characteristics, including activities of daily living and history of nonhip fracture.
Identifying limitations in functional reserves in the older adult leads to improved decision-making related to cardiovascular risk stratification and elective procedures.
Risk for late-late depression increased in association with increases in fine particulate matter, nitrogen dioxide, and ozone.
Primary series coverage by end of 2022 was below the 100% target set for at-risk populations.
A team of investigators evaluated numerous factors associated with the management of pain among residents of nursing homes with dementia.
Timothy S. Chang, MD, PhD and Lisa L. Barnes, PhD, discuss health disparities in Alzheimer disease and related dementias and how to improve clinical outcomes for patients from underrepresented groups.
January FDA approvals include treatments for mood disorders, pertussis in infants, Alzheimer disease, and type 2 diabetes.
The risk of pressure injuries is real in patients living in nursing homes. This column reviews 3 recent studies that question the “q2h repositioning” rule, validity of the Braden Scale, and special needs of patients with obesity.
The preliminary safety signal was identified by the CDC’s Vaccine Safety Datalink.
Increase in vaccination rate linked to fewer COVID-19 cases and deaths among residents, cases among staff in nursing homes.
Predictors of emergency department avoidance include lower income, being uninsured, poor or fair mental/physical health, and younger age.
An important new study offers much-needed data to inform older adults of the risks and benefits they must weigh when facing major surgery.
Toolkit provides guidance on the COVID-19 bivalent booster and oral antiviral therapeutics.
As people living with HIV begin to age, their risk of developing HIV-associated cognitive decline increases. A specific training program to help patients with HIV with speed of processing (SOP) may help stall those effects.