Search results for "Alzheimer's Disease"

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DTC screening tests a source of concern

HIV screening. Vascular imaging scans. Genetic risk assessments for Alzheimer's disease. ... Bledsoe, who is asked most frequently about genetic testing for Alzheimer's disease.
June 2018

Long-term view for chronic pancreatitis

Kochman said. The Cleveland Clinic, through its Center for Continuing Education's Disease Management Project, published guidance on chronic pancreatitis for practicing physicians, which states that chronic alcohol abuse is the ... Available online.
January 2014

Transitional care management services change in 2013

CMS officials believe that the adopted CPT transitional care management codes are defined broadly enough to incorporate treatment of chronic conditions, such as Alzheimer's disease, diabetes and HIV, and the
January 2013

Look to the community to bolster patient care

This issue also covers Alzheimer's disease, conference coverage from the Heart Failure Society of America, and whether heart failure is different in African-American patients. ... Advances in imaging have made it possible to identify signs of Alzheimer's
November 2019

Warning on IBS drug for patients without gallbladders

Safinamide (Xadago) tablets as an add-on treatment for patients with Parkinson's disease who are currently taking levodopa/carbidopa and experiencing an increase in symptoms (aka "off" time). ... The 10 indicated diseases and conditions include: Parkinson
May 2017

Portable ultrasounds offer advantages, but some experts say no

means to be a patient with Alzheimer's disease. ... By spending time with a patient mentor (and sometimes his or her family), future physicians gain invaluable knowledge about the course of the disease and its effects on both patients and
May 2014

Will baby boomers' clout lead to better care for the elderly?

A: The baby boomers are the fattest generation in American history, unfortunately, and they are contributing enormously to the prospect of diabetes and heart disease. ... And the National Institutes of Health provides grants which help bring new
February 2008

Sniffing out smell disorders

Less often, neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's disease or Parkinson's disease, changes in medications, or congenital diseases can also cause smell dysfunction. ... Croy I, Nordin S, Hummel T. Olfactory disorders and quality of lifeā€”an
March 2019

Six months post-disaster, challenges remain for Japanese medicine

The guidelines mention biomarker testing and introduce a new disease category, mild cognitive impairment (MCI) due to Alzheimer's, both of which, the guideline authors stressed, are meant for research purposes ... only. But some internists may find
September 2011

Street medicine physicians meet patients where they are

This issue also covers screening for bacteriuria, new thinking about Alzheimer's disease, and communicating ab out migraines. ... Read our story to learn more, including an update on how new imaging methods are affecting diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease.
July 2019

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