Geriatrics

 
Investigational Microbiota-based Therapy Bests Placebo to Reduce Recurrence of C. difficile Infection
September 02, 2021

The investigational, live biotherapeutic demonstrated superior efficacy vs placebo in reduction of recurrent Clostridioides difficile infection in ~100 patients at 8-week follow-up.

Loneliness in Aging Adults Associated with High-risk Medication Use
August 10, 2021

Older adults who report being "highly lonely" are up to 2.5 times more likely to use opioid analgesics, sedatives, and anxiolytics.

Medicare Use of Telehealth During COVID-19
July 17, 2020

Medicare beneficiary use of telehealth services reached nearly 9 million as COVID-19 shut down on-site visits. Will the options be permanent?