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Older Adults on PPIs at Higher Risk of Pneumonia, Study Finds

A study in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society found that long-term use of proton pump inhibitors was associated with... Read more »

New Warning About Benzodiazepine Use and Dementia Risk

Yet another study has linked benzodiazepine use to an increased risk for Alzheimer’s disease (AD). Even though the association between benzodiazepine... Read more »

Analysis of ADHD Drugs: Use Methylphenidate in Kids, Amphetamines in Adults

A meta-analysis of the drugs used to treat attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder in the short term finds the best choices to be methylphenidate... Read more »

Metabolic Syndrome Risk Greater in Adults Born with Low Birth Weight

Adults born pre-term with very low birth weights may face increased risk for metabolic syndrome, according to findings published in The... Read more »

New Drug Approvals: Aimovig (erenumab-aooe)

Aimovig (erenumab-aooe) is a calcitonin gene-related peptide (CGRP) receptor antagonist, specifically indicated for the preventative treatment of migraine in adults. Aimovig... Read more »

ABLE Programs in Jeopardy, Disability Advocates Warn

Without a big change, advocates are warning that a recently-established vehicle to help people with disabilities save money without risking their... Read more »

Blood Test May Serve as Early Predictor for Cerebral Palsy

New research suggests that a blood test could one day help doctors flag children with cerebral palsy far earlier, allowing young... Read more »

Finally, a Winner for Alzheimer’s?

Positive results for an anti-amyloid agent in patients with early-stage Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is drawing praise, but experts are calling for... Read more »

Anticholinergic Drugs and Dementia

Antidepressants, drugs for Parkinson’s disease, and urologic medications that have definite anticholinergic activity increase the risk of developing dementia up to... Read more »

Is Autism Linked to Food Allergies?

Could there be a link between autism and food allergies? A new study from the University of Iowa suggests one, but... Read more »