Intensive BP control cuts dementia, hurts cognition; and U.S. patients' insulin rationing rises

Monday, December 9, 2019

Intensive BP control reduced dementia but increased brain atrophy and hurt cognition

By Michele Sullivan

The small but significant ill effects worried some researchers at the Clinical Trials on Alzheimer’s Disease conference.

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Extent of insulin rationing in the U.S. is ‘shameful,’ say experts

Cost-driven rationing by people with type 1 diabetes is considerably more common in the United States than in other high-income countries.

Health care: More uninsured as insurance costs grow faster

More than 30 million people in the United States lacked health insurance in 2018.

Influenza already in midseason form

High levels of flu activity haven’t been seen this early since 2009-2010.

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