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All Ages Benefit from Context Clues
Findings may enhance training methods for people using cochlear implants.Read More
Latest in Geriatrics
Audio Notes Improve Self-Care in Older Adults
Newly funded study to measure patient activation when offered medical notes versus recordings.
Interneuron Injuries Tied to Neuropsychiatric Disorders
Researchers explore the pathophysiology of these critical neurons and the causes of injury that lead to deficit.
Disruptive Proteins Culpable in Atrial Fibrillation
Study probes harm to the heart’s electrical pathways from natriuretic peptide oligomers.
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Detangling Polypharmacy for Older Adults
As part of the Shed-MEDS clinical trial, researchers seek a gold standard for medical histories and how to quantify errors.
Clues Found in Interval Between Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis
Younger patients and those with severe psoriasis progress more slowly.
Empagliflozin Beneficial in Early-Stage Heart Failure Cases
Multinational trial demonstrates short- and long-term benefits of the SGLT2 inhibitor for hospitalized patients.
Patients are Texting About this New Clinical Initiative
Popular with patients, engagement with the REACH program improves key measurements, including HbA1c, in people with type 2 diabetes.
Brain Networks Key to a Healthier Mind
Differentiated treatment responses to late-life depression could address neural networks stuck on 'negative rumination.'
Graded Negative Pressure Facilitates Lymphatic Flow
A case study demonstrates how graded negative pressure reduces lower limb lymphedema.