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Annals of Long-Term Care
“Based on the current evidence, hypothyroidism is significantly associated with increased all-cause mortality instead of cardiovascular mortality among the elderly,” researchers of a study concluded.
Pharmacy Learning Network
Among individuals with depression, a recent study shows that the prevalence of cannabis use has increased significantly.
Population Health Learning Network
By Gene Emery(Reuters Health) - Curing the vitamin D deficiency of a patient in the intensive care unit (ICU) doesn't improve their odds of survival or recovery, a new study of 1,078 seriously-ill people has concluded.
Veterans Health Today
“Concerns of hyperkalemia and protein inadequacy related to plant-based diets may be outdated and unsupported by the current body of literature,” researchers concluded.
Veterans Health Today
Telemedicine interventions may improve medication adherence in patients with bipolar disorder, depression, and schizophrenia, according to recent study findings.
Pharmacy Learning Network
The influenza season has started earlier in 2019 than it has in 15 years, with a significant prevalence of illness in the South, according to the CDC.
Annals of Long-Term Care
Researchers found that a new tool accurately predicts six-month mortality for older adults hospitalized with acute myocardial infarction.
First Report Managed Care
Recently, UnitedHealth Group announced its planned acquisition of struggling specialty pharmacy and infusion services provider, Diplomat, that will combine with OptumRx to increase access and improve outcomes.
Annals of Long-Term Care
A study published online in JAGS shows that older adults screened for Alzheimer disease in primary care showed no difference afterward in health-related quality of life or symptoms of depression and anxiety.
First Report Managed Care
“Issues related to nonadherence are increasingly important,” Dawn Hershman, MD, professor of medicine and epidemiology at Columbia University Medical Center, explained.
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