Per study data published in the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, investigators hypothesized that the correlation between higher Frailty Index scores and increased caregiver burden was partially mediated by increased behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia.
Higher symptom count seen with increasing age and for women vs men.
The American Headache Society has issued updated guidelines on the use of novel preventive and acute treatments for migraine in adults.
The omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid eicosapentaenoic acid and aspirin were compared alone and in combination against placebo for the prevention of colorectal cancer.
Women who used a self-screening assay for high-risk human papillomavirus had similar test results to those who were screened by a clinician.
The prevalence of food allergy in US children has increased, including the number of emergency department visits as well as severe allergic reaction responses, reflecting a growing public health concern.
Elective cesarean delivery may influence the risk of early childhood overweight.
Factors may ID older men and women at short- and long-term risk for injurious falls.
A levonorgestrel 52-mg intrauterine system was found to be safe and effective for pregnancy prevention.
Most common medication error category was omitted medicine or ingredient.
More people vulnerable to heat exposure, potentially causing heat stress, heart and kidney disease.
Intervention included educational deprescribing information to patients, physicians.
The Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans provides recommendations for physical activity that have the potential to reduce the risk of obesity, type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, dementia, and several cancers.
Adherence to the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases criteria for evaluation and treatment of chronic HBV infection was found to be poor in all practice settings assessed.
A stepped-care model of pain management implemented in primary care was successful in increasing the proportion of veteran patients reporting moderate to severe pain, as well as decreasing the use of opioids for pain management.
For women who are pregnant, influenza vaccines may moderately protect against laboratory-confirmed influenza-associated hospitalization.
Nonprofessional experience with cancer may be associated with a lack of adherence to ovarian cancer screening guidelines.
The number of cesarean deliveries has nearly doubled from 2000 to 2015, with overuse occurring most frequently in middle- and high-income countries.
Immunization with Tdap vaccine during the third trimester of pregnancy resulted in higher concentrations of pertussis toxin antibodies in newborns.
Screening of adult patients with significant depressive symptoms is often inadequate in the primary care setting, especially among those with hazardous alcohol consumption.