Supervised exercise program beneficial for seniors with hip fracture
May 18, 2022
Greater improvement on Instrumental Activities of Daily Living, Short Physical Performance Battery reported with home exercise program
Link between major traumatic brain injury, dementia examined
May 12, 2022
Risk factors most strongly attenuating the association between major TBI and dementia were alcohol consumption, physical activity
Hearing, vision impairment up odds of cognitive decline in seniors
May 10, 2022
Odds of cognitive impairment increased more than eightfold for seniors with dual sensory impairment
Medication errors reported frequently by home care service nurses
May 04, 2022
Increased odds of not making medication-related errors found for nurses who had attended training within last two years versus longer period
Residential green space may aid cognition in adult women
Apr 28, 2022
Increasing access to residential green space may be associated with modest benefits in cognition in adult women, according to a study published online April 27 in JAMA Network Open.
Online decision aid may help older adults decide when to stop driving
Apr 21, 2022
An online tool may help older adults with the decision of whether to stop driving, according to a study published online April 20 in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.
Vicious cycle seen between daytime napping, Alzheimer dementia
Mar 25, 2022
Excessive daytime napping over a year predicts worse cognitive performance the following year and vice versa.
Obesity rate increasing in U.S. adults with type 1 diabetes
Jan 31, 2022
The prevalence of obesity is increasing among individuals with type 1 diabetes (T1D), and it is associated with an elevated risk for chronic kidney disease, according to a study published online Jan. 26...
Some at-home tests may miss omicron in early stages of infection
Jan 06, 2022
The Abbott BinaxNOW and Quidel QuickVue — two widely used rapid at-home COVID-19 tests — may sometimes fail to spot evidence of the omicron variant in the first days after infection, even when people...
Moderna says its booster protects well against omicron
Dec 20, 2021
Moderna Inc. announced Monday that its COVID-19 vaccine booster shot significantly increased antibodies against the omicron variant.