“Certainly the appalling number of deaths in nursing homes is the No. 1 horror of the pandemic.”
Knowing the expected prevalence of such incidental findings in the older general population is “extremely useful” for both researchers and...
General and specific recommendations from leading bone health organizations shine a light on how to manage osteoporosis patients during the COVID-...
The age group most at risk of severe complications may not have fever, insistent cough, or shortness of breath.
From the Journals
Presence of the APOE4 allele and heterozygosity for the Klotho-VS allele predicted lower risk of Alzheimer’s.
Mrs. B, age 66, presents to the emergency department with altered mental status, impaired gait, and tremors.
Differences in metabolism of levodopa between patients with Parkinson’s disease may be caused by variations in abundance of the gut bacteria ...
Those over age 65 years fill prescriptions for twice the amount, compared with younger adults.
Clinicians might be able to prevent or reduce social isolation and loneliness by directly addressing underlying health-related causes, new report...
Cases That Test Your Skills
Ms. A, age 60, presents with severe headaches and depression, including a suicide attempt. She’s also been repeatedly sorting through her...
USPSTF again deems evidence insufficient to recommend cognitive impairment screening in older adults
The USPSTF reaffirmed its 2014 statement by concluding that current evidence is insufficient to make a recommendation about screening for...