Geriatrics Information Center
GAPNA discusses how making the most of Medicare’s annual wellness visits, preventing falls, and focusing on the 4Ms (what matters, medication, mentation, and mobility) can improve the quality of life of older adults.
Infectious Diseases Information Center
Mitigating the spread of a virus as infectious as SARS-CoV-2 requires having ample and accurate diagnostic tests available. However, in the United States, community transmission began to occur before adequate testing measures could be implemented.
Considered "magic bullets" when they first arrived on the scene, antibiotics must be used appropriately to protect their effectiveness.
Taking the pulse of neonatal screening for critical congenital heart disease.
Clinical Features, Type 2 Diabetes Information Center
With the direct correlation between metformin use and vitamin B12 deficiency established, implementation of guidelines for B12 screening should be considered.
ADHD Information Center
Untreated ADHD in adults is associated with increased rates of unemployment and poor performance in educational and work settings.
Neurology Information Center
Early diagnosis and treatment of SMA can limit disease progression in children and adults, extending life expectancy and improving QOL.
Menopausal women searching for relief of hot flushes don’t have to forgo estrogen, say experts. The hormone might even prevent CHD and diabetes. When do the benefits of hormone therapy for menopausal women outweigh the risks? An updated position statement from the North American Menopause Society (NAMS) suggests that estrogen therapy (ET) or the combination…
Societal changes and pharmaceutical advances have led to a rise in sexual
activity in this population, and clinicians must adapt to a new reality.
Insomnia affects the mind as well as the body. Treatment should combine psychological intervention, behavioral change, and possibly drug therapy.