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.
Geriatric Psychiatry Research Update: April 2017
Three recent studies on dementia show antioxidants lack preventive effects, autoimmune disease hospitalization is a risk factor, and cognitive stimulation has modest benefits.
Ischemic Stroke and Older AIDS Patients
The paradigm of HIV care is changing for aging patients. This study sheds new light.
HIV and Quality of Life
Turns out, older age may have its advantages when it comes to coping with HIV infection.
Geriatric Psychiatry Research Update: March 2017
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.
Prenatal Fish Oil May Trim Asthma Risks in Children
Risk may be reduced by about one-third in the children of pregnant women who take these supplements.
Obesity Balloons With Childhood Asthma
Asthma medications reduced obesity risk. Which type of medication surprised the researchers.
Geriatric Psychiatry Research Update
Highlights of 3 recent studies that focus on psychiatric disorders in older adults.
Online Calculator Personalizes PrEP Initiation
A new Web-based algorithm uses more refined criteria to better identify PrEP candidates at highest risk for HIV infection.
Older Adults and HIV: Don't Underestimate Risk
One in 6 new HIV diagnoses occurs in people over age 50. Are you routinely asking your older patients about their sexual history?
Mannitol Test for Asthma Presents Challenges
The test should not be used alone to screen for asthma in asymptomatic young persons outside of the clinic.
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