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Long-term PPI use associated with higher incidence of dementia

While patients who took proton-pump inhibitors (PPIs) from mid- to late life had a modestly higher risk of dementia in late life versus nonusers, shorter-term use was not associated with increased risk.
15 Aug 2023

Pinning down Parkinson's disease

The diagnosis requires constant questioning, as one expert at the 2022 International Congress on Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders explained.
1 May 2023

MKSAP Quiz: Evaluation of strained, strangled voice

A 56-year-old woman is evaluated for changes in her voice. Over the past year her voice has become strained and strangled, and she has had problems with expressing certain consonants. Following a physical exam and video laryngoscopy, what is the most likely diagnosis?
3 Oct 2023

Calling attention to adult ADHD

Missing an adult diagnosis of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) means patients also miss out on effective, often life-changing treatment.
1 Apr 2023

MKSAP Quiz: Evaluation of an incidentally found aneurysm

A 31-year-old man is evaluated for a 5-mm saccular aneurysm in the anterior communicating artery found incidentally on a magnetic resonance angiogram of the head. Following a physical and neurological examination, what is the most appropriate management?
25 Jul 2023

Take TIAs as seriously as a stroke

Internal medicine physicians play a critical role in educating patients about the seriousness of transient ischemic attacks and preventing their recurrence.
1 May 2023

Semont-plus maneuver led to faster positional vertigo recovery than Epley maneuver in trial

Patients randomized to the Semont-plus maneuver averaged two days until recovery from posterior canal benign paroxysmal positional vertigo canalolithiasis compared with more than three days among those who underwent the Epley maneuver.
4 Jul 2023

Hear, hear for preventing cognitive decline

Because of the association between hearing loss and reduced cognition or dementia, physicians should intervene to treat this common condition of aging.
1 Apr 2023

MKSAP Quiz: Increased frequency of long-term headaches

This week's quiz asks readers to determine the most appropriate next step in treatment for a 48-year-old man with a 25-year history of headaches that have become increasingly frequent.
18 Apr 2023

Keys to taking a neurological history

The most powerful tool in neurology is the history and physical exam, including the requirement that patients walk in the presence of neurologists, in order to better understand symptoms.
1 Jul 2016

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