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How reduced regulation by the FDA will save money--except not

The New England Journal of Medicine published an article detailing the near miss associated with an injectable monoclonal antibody for Alzheimer's disease. ... Solanezumab binds to amyloid beta protein which is increased in the brains of patients with
April 2020

QD: News Every Day--Bleak outlook for aging baby boomers' health

The numbers would decrease substantially if an intervention merely delayed the onset of Alzheimer's the researchers noted. ... These projections emphasize the need to find either prevention or treatment for AD (Alzheimer's disease) dementia in order to
April 2020

Practical and commonsense research: Let sick kids drink apple juice!

In 1969, the Physician's Services Incorporated health plan ceased to exist and was replaced by a state run entity, now the Ontario Health Insurance Plan. ... There is a study to look at the side effects and impacts of those side effects on patients who
April 2020

Alzheimer's markers make management tougher

The good news is great advances are being made in diagnostics for Alzheimer's disease and its precursors. ... All of the tools are there right now. I'm not worried about the tools,” said Eric Tangalos, FACP, an internist at the Mayo Clinic's
September 2011

News of the not-so-obvious

Cell phones, which some suspect may cause brain cancer, and which certainly have caused many a car accident, appears to lower the risk of Alzheimer's. ... The study is in the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease. First off, who knew rodents could even develop
April 2020

Minding your second favorite organ

This is the backstory for a careful consideration of the Alzheimer's disease crisis we now face. ... There has been enormous attention of late to the grim and genuinely frightening problem of Alzheimer's disease.
April 2020

QD: News Every Day--Soldiers' brain injuries may benefit from nutrients

It did not evaluate the role of nutrition in rehabilitation or address long-term health effects associated with brain trauma, such as post-traumatic stress disorder, Alzheimer's disease, pain, and
April 2020

Medical marijuana use … ready, fire, aim!

It helps nausea, neuropathic (nerve) pain, glaucoma, muscle spasms, Crohn's disease, multiple sclerosis, epilepsy, hepatitis C, migraines, arthritis, Alzheimer's disease, cancer, and numerous other ailments. ... If you had a chronic disease, would you
April 2020

QD: News Every Day--Brief screening for cognitive impairment may not affect outcomes

Researchers performed a systematic review for the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force to examine whether brief cognitive screening instruments were diagnostically accurate and to investigate the benefits and harms of ... The review also found that
April 2020

A taxonomy of medical humor

It appears your wife has either Alzheimer’s Disease or HIV-AIDS. I’m awaiting further tests.” The husband, dismayed, responds, “That’s awful Doc! ... Clearly there are more jokes about AIDS and Alzheimer’s than there are about the common cold.
April 2020

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