The investigational, live biotherapeutic demonstrated superior efficacy vs placebo in reduction of recurrent Clostridioides difficile infection in ~100 patients at 8-week follow-up.
Older adults who report being "highly lonely" are up to 2.5 times more likely to use opioid analgesics, sedatives, and anxiolytics.
Medicare beneficiary use of telehealth services reached nearly 9 million as COVID-19 shut down on-site visits. Will the options be permanent?
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Can a physician's age affect treatment outcome? It did in this study of hospitalized elderly patients.
Take a minute to test your knowledge of the latest findings on key health issues in older persons.
Recent research on the health of older persons uncovers news both good and sobering. See highlights of 10 studies in our slides.
Bullous pemphigoid, varicose veins, dermatomyositis, myasthenia gravis, coma bullae, xerosis, atrophie blanche, Grover disease-a review of age-related clinical concerns and how to recognize them.
Even moderate amounts of exercise can lower the risk of death in older men with high blood pressure, a new study shows.
Rising medication use and polypharmacy, along with physiological changes in older patients, greatly increase their risk of medication-related problems and adverse events.