The numbers are staggering: fifty million people worldwide live with dementia, with the number expected to reach 152 million in 2050. Despite these seemingly overwhelming totals, the neurocognitive health of you and your patients is highly dependent on multiple factors. Here are five of them, all supported by evidence-based studies.
In this MedPage Today interview with Jason Karlawish, MD, co-director of the Penn Memory Center at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia and author of the new book, The Problem of Alzheimer’s: How Science, Culture, and Politics Turned a Rare Disease Into a Crisis and What We Can Do About It, the biomarker “revolution” is […]
Taken from the Annals of Internal Medicine, these clinical guidelines describe best practices for prescribing appropriate and short-duration antibiotic therapy for patients presenting with these four infections: acute bronchitis with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) exacerbation, community-acquired pneumonia (CAP), urinary tract infections (UTIs), and cellulitis.