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Mark L. Fuerst

Mark L. Fuerst

Mark L. Fuerst is a freelance health and medical writer for ConsultantLive, Rheumatology Network, Psychiatric Times, and other UBM publications. He writes about rheumatology, psychiatry, neurology, endocrinology, oncology, and men’s health.

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Three recent studies on dementia show antioxidants lack preventive effects, autoimmune disease hospitalization is a risk factor, and cognitive stimulation has modest benefits.

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The paradigm of HIV care is changing for aging patients. This study sheds new light.

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Turns out, older age may have its advantages when it comes to coping with HIV infection.

Insights from 3 recent studies on the benefits of mental stimulation for mild cognitive impairment, effect of brain stimulation on memory, and risk of dementia in men with sleep apnea.

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Risk may be reduced by about one-third in the children of pregnant women who take these supplements.

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Asthma medications reduced obesity risk. Which type of medication surprised the researchers.

Highlights of 3 recent studies that focus on psychiatric disorders in older adults.

A new Web-based algorithm uses more refined criteria to better identify PrEP candidates at highest risk for HIV infection.

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One in 6 new HIV diagnoses occurs in people over age 50. Are you routinely asking your older patients about their sexual history?

The test should not be used alone to screen for asthma in asymptomatic young persons outside of the clinic.

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