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New and Noteworthy: What I Read This Week-Edition 196

New and Noteworthy: What I Read This Week-Edition 196

2 hours ago   |   Mark's Daily Apple   |   3 articles

Research of the Week Getting fat precedes increased calorie intake, in one recent study . Using a multivitamin for 3 years improves cognitive aging in older adults. Night shift...
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New algorithm may help predict the risk of Alzheimer's dementia

13 hours ago   |   News Medical

When people participate in studies of aging, they often want to know what their individual risks of developing dementia from Alzheimer's disease are. Washington University...
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Alzheimer's researchers highlight the need for inclusive clinical trials

20 hours ago   |   News Medical

Enrolling representative populations in clinical trials for Alzheimer's disease is critical for finding treatments that will be safe and effective for all patients. African...
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Study: One-third of Alzheimer's disease family caregivers experience persistent depression symptoms

22 hours ago   |   News Medical

More than 60% of family caregivers of individuals with Alzheimer's disease experienced at least mild depressive symptoms already at the time the individual with AD was...
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Urine albumin-creatinine ratio, eGFR linked with structural brain damage across etiology

Urine albumin-creatinine ratio, eGFR linked with structural brain damage across etiology

1 day ago   |   Healio

Researchers identified a correlation between eGFR and urine albumin-creatinine ratio with structural brain damage across various regions of etiology, according to data...
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Medicare Part B Premium Dips on Alzheimer's Drug Setback

1 day ago   |   Medscape

"That one drug resulted in an increase in Medicare premiums is a warning that we should pay attention to." WebMD Health News
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Healthy habits in midlife may help delay onset of cognitive decline

Healthy habits in midlife may help delay onset of cognitive decline

1 day ago   |   Healio

LAS VEGAS - To slow or stave off symptoms relating to Alzheimer's disease and dementia, individuals should make healthy habits a priority early in life, according to a...
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New Tool May Predict Mortality Risk for Older Adults With Dementia

1 day ago   |   Medscape

A clearer picture of the outlook for the millions of Americans with Alzheimer's disease and related conditions could improve clinical care and end-of-life decisions...
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Alzheimer's Association Support Group Events for October and November

2 days ago   |   Massachusetts Healthy Aging Collaborative

Check out the following events from the Alzheimer's Association of MA/NH for support groups for the months of October and November. These groups create a safe, confidential...
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New Resource: ‘Age- and Dementia Friendly Design Considerations for Physical Infrastructure'

2 days ago   |   Massachusetts Healthy Aging Collaborative

The Massachusetts Advisory Council on Alzheimer's Disease and All Other Dementias created a workgroup with a goal of defining age-and dementia friendly design considerations...
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Army officers appear on TV to declare a new coup in Burkina Faso

Many had supported a military takeover last January, frustrated with the previous government's inability to stem Islamic extremist violence that has killed thousands and... Read more ...

How can we transition our SMSF back to a traditional super account?

If you regret your choice to set up a self-managed super fund, converting your holdings back to ‘traditional' super takes just a matter of weeks. Read more ...

U.S. Suicide Rate Rose 4% in 2021 After a Two-Year Decline

Deaths by suicide increased 4% in 2021 compared to 2020, ending a two-year decline, according to provisional data released by the National Center for Health Statistics on Sept... Read more ...

Perth man arrested over attempted child stealing incidents

A 19-year-old Ellenbrook man has been arrested after he approached multiple children under 13 as they walked home from school, and attempted to get them to enter his car. Read more ...

Quick thinking extinguishes scary F1 fire

Pierre Gasly quickly extricated himself from his Formula 1 car as it briefly went up in flames at the Singapore Grand Prix. Read more ...

Logistics of Withdrawal of Life-Sustaining Therapies in PICU

Logistics of Withdrawal of Life-Sustaining Therapies in PICU

Objectives: To describe practical considerations and approaches to best practices for end-of-life care for critically ill children and families in the PICU. Data... Read more ...

Decreases in Nephrotoxic Pain Medications Are Not Associated With Increased...

Decreases in Nephrotoxic Pain Medications Are Not Associated With Increased Opioid Utilization in Critically Ill Children

Objectives: Quality improvement initiatives to decrease rates of nephrotoxic medication exposure have reduced rates of acute kidney injury in noncritically ill children. The... Read more ...

Discharge Directly Home From the PICU: A Retrospective Cohort Study

Discharge Directly Home From the PICU: A Retrospective Cohort Study

Objective: Healthcare constraints with decreasing bed availability cause strain in acute care units, and patients are more frequently being discharged directly home. Our... Read more ...

North Korea fires fourth round of missile tests after US-South Korea...

The two missiles were fired eastwards from North Korea's western coast within about 15 minutes of each other. Read more ...

Labia Minora Reduction Using Central Wedge Technique

The central wedge labiaplasty removes a “V” or a pie-slice piece of the most protuberant portion of the labium to make it smaller. The anterior and posterior edges of the... Read more ...