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The Story Behind Team USA Women's Gymnasts' Leotards

The Story Behind Team USA Women's Gymnasts' Leotards

4 days ago   |   Time

There was probably little doubt that when the U.S. women's gymnastics team walked into the arena at the Tokyo Olympics for the team event, their leotards would embody some red...
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International study identifies more than 200 long COVID symptoms

International study identifies more than 200 long COVID symptoms

4 days ago   |   Healio

Four papers offer new insight into long COVID symptoms, duration, onset and prevalence, with one paper documenting more than 200 symptoms of long COVID. The findings were...
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FDA accepts application for faricimab for wet AMD, DME

FDA accepts application for faricimab for wet AMD, DME

4 days ago   |   Healio

The FDA has accepted Genentech's biologics license application under priority review for faricimab to treat neovascular age-related macular degeneration and diabetic macular...
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Upcoming Education for Dementia Caregivers from Alzheimer's Association of MA/NH

4 days ago   |   Massachusetts Healthy Aging Collaborative

The Alzheimer's Association of MA/NH announced a schedule of upcoming virtual education opportunities for caregivers and professionals. A listing of upcoming programs, along...
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US HHS Encourages States to Educate Eligible Immigrants about Medicaid Coverage

4 days ago   |   Massachusetts Healthy Aging Collaborative

The US Department of Health and Human Services , through the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services issued an informational bulletin to states' Medicaid and Children's Health...
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AP-NORC Poll on Community Support of Older Adults Finds Disparities in Services and Access

AP-NORC Poll on Community Support of Older Adults Finds Disparities in Services and Access

4 days ago   |   Massachusetts Healthy Aging Collaborative

Overall, more people think their local area is doing a good job than a poor job meeting the needs of older adults when it comes to many services, including health care, healthy...
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Mass. Receives Four 2021 AARP Community Challenge Grants

4 days ago   |   Massachusetts Healthy Aging Collaborative

For the fifth annual AARP Community Challenge , AARP received more than 3,500 applications from nonprofits and government entities, resulting in a highly competitive selection...
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Only higher-dose tramadol outperforms placebo for improved pain, function in knee, hip OA

Only higher-dose tramadol outperforms placebo for improved pain, function in knee, hip OA

5 days ago   |   Healio

A daily 300 mg dose of tramadol - but not 100 or 200 mg doses - surpassed placebo in improving pain and function related to hip or knee osteoarthritis, but was linked to...
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‘Social prescribing' may help lonely older adults to avoid harmful sedatives and painkillers

5 days ago   |   News Medical   |   3 articles

Lonely, older adults are nearly twice as likely to use opioids to ease pain and two-and-a-half times more likely to use sedatives and anti-anxiety medications, putting...
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How a doctor breaks norms to treat refugees and recent immigrants

5 days ago   |   News Medical

Fatumo Osman, a 65-year-old Somali refugee who speaks limited English, was in a bind. She made too much money at a meal prep service job so she no longer qualified for Medicaid.
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Optimization of modifiable factors may prevent persistently poor knee confidence

Optimization of modifiable factors may prevent persistently poor knee confidence

By addressing modifiable factors, clinicians may prevent a long-term course of persistently poor knee confidence in patients with or at elevated risk for knee osteoarthritis... Read more ...

Femtosecond laser arcuate incisions reduce refractive astigmatism

Femtosecond laser arcuate incisions reduce refractive astigmatism

LAS VEGAS - Arcuate incisions made with a femtosecond laser reduce postoperative refractive astigmatism during cataract surgery, according to a study presented here. “I was... Read more ...

EMERGE study analysis shows Aduhelm slows decline in early Alzheimer's disease

EMERGE study analysis shows Aduhelm slows decline in early Alzheimer's disease

Aduhelm demonstrated a consistent treatment effect for slowing decline in cognitive, functional and behavioral domains among patients with early Alzheimer's disease in... Read more ...

Depression may affect cognitive performance among those in their 90s

Depression may affect cognitive performance among those in their 90s

Depression appeared to adversely affect cognitive performance but not cognitive change among a cohort of individuals aged 90 years or older, according to study results... Read more ...

Bimatoprost implant reduces IOP in glaucoma

Bimatoprost implant reduces IOP in glaucoma

LAS VEGAS - Patients with glaucoma showed high response rates after receiving a bimatoprost implant to reduce IOP, according to research presented at the American Society of... Read more ...

Virtual ophthalmology care may assume permanent role after pandemic

Virtual ophthalmology care may assume permanent role after pandemic

LAS VEGAS - Virtual assessments filled gaps in ophthalmology patient care during the COVID-19 pandemic and may reduce unnecessary in-person visits, according to a presentation... Read more ...

First Guidance on Use of Controversial Alzheimer's Drug

An expert panel provides initial recommendations for the safe and effective use of the controversial anti-amyloid drug aducanumab, as infusions start and clinicians request... Read more ...

US News Ranks Mayo at the Top in Best Hospitals for Urology

US News & World Report released its annual hospital comparisons for 15 specialties. Health equity measures debut this year alongside each hospital's rankings. Medscape Medical News Read more ...