Higher, lower HDL cholesterol linked to increased risk for dementia
Oct 04, 2023
Higher and lower levels of high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C) are associated with an increased risk for Alzheimer disease and related dementia (ADRD), according to a study published online Oct....
Long COVID may affect more patients than previously thought
Aug 23, 2023
Some patients with postviral syndrome (PVS) after suspected COVID-19 have detectable severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2)-specific humoral and cell-mediated immune responses, according...
Half of global population may have a mental disorder by age 75 years
Aug 04, 2023
(HealthDay News) — By age 75 years, approximately half the global population can expect to develop a mental disorder, according to a study published online July 30 in The Lancet Psychiatry.
Study links greater number of chronic pain sites to risk for dementia
Jul 12, 2023
A greater number of chronic pain sites is associated with an increased risk for incident all-cause dementia and Alzheimer disease, according to a study recently published in BMC Medicine.
Posthospitalization meal delivery boosts outcomes for older adults
Jun 28, 2023
Posthospitalization home-delivered meals for older adults with and without heart failure is associated with lower 30-day rehospitalization and mortality, according to a study published online June 25 in...
Increase in incident anemia seen with low-dose aspirin in older adults
Jun 20, 2023
For older adults, low-dose aspirin is associated with increased incident anemia and a decrease in ferritin when compared with placebo, according to a study published online June 20 in the Annals of Internal...
619 million affected by low back pain globally in 2020
May 30, 2023
Overall, 619 million people were affected by low back pain globally in 2020, and the number of prevalent cases is projected to continue increasing, according to a review published in the June issue of...
Very low-carb diet improves risk factors in adults with comorbidities
May 26, 2023
For adults with hypertension, prediabetes or type 2 diabetes, and overweight or obesity, a very low-carbohydrate (VLC) diet results in significantly greater improvements in risk factors over four months...
More older Americans use online patient portals to access care
May 24, 2023
Older Americans are increasingly likely to log into patient portals to access their healthcare information — but confidence levels vary, according to the results of the latest University of Michigan...
Couples age 55 or older can soon contribute $10,000 a year to health savings accounts
May 19, 2023
New IRS guidance will allow older couples in the United States to contribute more than $10,000 to tax-free health savings accounts (HSA) next year.