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Study Finds 7 Apps for Rhinitis and Rhinosinusitis With Evidence

2 monthes ago   |   By Medscape

Mobile health apps can collect real-world data and assist in rhinitis and rhinosinusitis management, but a new study suggests that more work is needed to validate their clinical applicability.
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Alzheimer's Network for Treatment and Diagnostics created to collect real-world data

Alzheimer's Network for Treatment and Diagnostics created to collect real-world data

2 monthes ago   |   By Healio

The Alzheimer's Association is among a group of professional societies and research institutions that have launched the Alzheimer's Network for Treatment and Diagnostics to collect data on patients treated with novel FDA-approved therapies.
Maria C. Carrillo, PhD, chief science officer at the Alzheimer's Association, introduced the new network, known as ALZ-NET, and described its benefits in a presentation at the Clinical Trials on Alzheimer's Disease annual meeting.
“We do absolutely need an agnostic way - agnostic for treatment, agnostic for diagnostics
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New blood test is 92% accurate at spotting signs of prostate cancer, study says

New blood test is 92% accurate at spotting signs of prostate cancer, study says

When the 147 men who took part in the new blood test were given the standard PSA test, their positive results were only 14 per cent accurate. Read more ...

New technologies allow surgeons to target lower astigmatism thresholds

New technologies allow surgeons to target lower astigmatism thresholds

Even small amounts of astigmatism reduce patients' postoperative quality of uncorrected vision and satisfaction after refractive cataract surgery. Refractive cataract surgery... Read more ...

How to Prevent Missing Person Incidents for Seniors Living With Dementia

People living with dementia are at risk of getting lost, and go missing every day in Canada. For example, in July, a person living with dementia went missing and was found by... Read more ...

Falls and Fractures in Seniors: Causes and Prevention

Suffering a fall can be scary and unsettling. Certain health conditions, lost muscle mass, and safety hazards can cause falls in seniors. Recovering from fall-related injuries... Read more ...

Aging and Hair: How It Changes & How to Manage It

It's normal to experience many changes as you age, including changes to your hair. Your hair may grow gray, become thinner, or change in texture. Some people embrace their... Read more ...

5 Changes to Medicare Seniors Need to Know About Before 2023

Medicare is a federal health care program that helps seniors and qualifying younger people cover a variety of medical expenses. Each year, Medicare sees changes that seniors... Read more ...

Activities Older Women Can Do to Improve Their Heart Health

Heart disease is a prevalent health problem in the United States, especially for women. One way you can take care of your heart is by engaging in heart-healthy... Read more ...

Top Dog Breeds for Seniors

Owning a dog is not only rewarding but can benefit your health too, from decreasing blood pressure and cholesterol levels to managing depression and loneliness. While there are... Read more ...

Mental and Emotional Abilities That Actually Improve With Age

There exists a negative cultural belief that aging is the worst. That your aptitude, productivity, and quality of life decrease as the number of candles on your birthday cake... Read more ...

What Are Affordable Housing Options for Low-Income Seniors?

As the cost of living continues to increase, it can be harder for seniors with a fixed income to afford housing. This makes it more important than ever to find the right... Read more ...