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.
What’s New in the Treatment of MDD?
The latest news in the treatment of depression covers patient self-management apps, antidepressant efficacy in older adults, and strategies to improve adherence.
3 Novel Technologies for Geriatric Psychiatry
New tools for the armamentarium: a patient self-management app, a retinal imaging system, and a computer program for Alzheimer diagnosis.
3 Common Psychiatric Disorders in Older Adults: New Insights
Are you up-to-date on the latest findings in mild cognitive impairment, dementia, and depression in elderly patients?
Lifestyle Intervention Reduces Need for Diabetes Medications
In a new study, an intensive lifestyle intervention did not markedly decrease A1c but had significant impact on need for medication.
New Portents of Alzheimer Disease
Researchers investigate Alzheimer disease in 3 key areas: sleep, seizures, and proton pump inhibitors.
Previous Asthma Exacerbations Predict Future Events in Mild, Moderate Disease
Study authors propose a new asthma patient “phenotype” in which a previous severe event is the sole predictor of another one.
Lipid Levels Linked to Inflammation in Atopic Asthma
Results of a recent study into the role of lipids in atopic asthma could help identify new targets for therapy.
Can Weight Loss in Youth Reduce Risk of Type 2 Diabetes?
New research suggests it’s possible to reverse the metabolic impact of childhood obesity and avert T2DM in adulthood.
Early Warnings of Dementia and Depression
Among the clues revealed in 3 recent studies: brain amyloid, saliva biomarkers, and microvascular dysfunction.
Diabetes News Roundup: New Thoughts on Standard Thinking
Find research on diabetes patients that could shift your thinking on home blood glucose monitoring; metformin efficacy in T1DM; and race and A1c.
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