Researchers sought to determine the relationship between neuroimaging markers and other clinical characteristics with mild parkinsonian signs in older adults.
The majority of older adults in the sample did not report any depression, anxiety, or stress symptoms, and almost no respondents indicated severe or extremely severe symptoms.
Breast cancer surgery is safe in women 70 years and older.
Even in very frail people, antihypertensive treatment reduces the risk for death.
For older adults, low-dose aspirin does not reduce the risk for depression.
More than half of residents who tested positive were asymptomatic at time of testing
Older age is associated with an increased risk for bacteremia in hospitalized patients with inflammatory bowel disease.
As a result of the 2019 novel coronavirus, nurse practitioners and physician assistants can now conduct telehealth services outside of rural areas for patients utilizing Medicare.
Researchers conducted a cross-sectional, hospital-based study to determine the association between smartphone use and worsening symptoms of migraine, chronic migraine, and tension-type headaches.
A 3-month lifestyle modification program resulted in weight loss and improvement in eating habits, physical activity level, and A1c in patients at risk for type 2 diabetes.
Researchers sought to determine the 10-year risk for developing advanced neoplasia and assessed whether baseline colonoscopy findings were associated with long-term outcomes.
Antibiotic prescriptions decreased by 16% at 12 months and 20% at 24 months after the initiation of an antibiotic stewardship program.
Researchers administered a survey to members of the American Geriatrics Society to better understand their views on physician-assisted suicide.
Among patients with obesity and migraine, weight loss is associated with reduction of migraine frequency, pain severity, and attack duration and disability.
Severe vitamin D deficiency was linked to lumbar degenerative disease and low back pain in postmenopausal women.
No significant reductions found in 8-year breast cancer mortality for continuing vs stopping screening.
For older persons, following a Mediterranean diet is associated with an increased abundance of specific taxa linked to markers of lower frailty and improved cognitive function.
Malnutrition needs to be recognized and treated early to ensure the best possible outcomes for elderly patients.
The positive influence of nurse navigation program on CRC screenings rates and barriers was demonstrated by a team of researchers in Turkey.
Implementation of hospital-based palliative care service was associated with a 10% reduction in ICU use, lowering healthcare costs and improving quality of death for terminal patients.