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QD: News Every Day--Worst-case scenario projects one-third of adults will have diabetes by 2050

As much as a third of the U.S. population could have diabetes by 2050, much of it related to poor lifestyle, the Centers for Disease Control...
January 2020

Stewardship effective in C. difficile prevention: a meta-analysis

difficile infections incidence. Importantly, programs appeared effective when implemented in whole hospital or geriatric settings and when utilizing a persuasive approach or a restrictive approach.
January 2020

Early detection of Alzheimer's disease? Not yet, thanks.

Alzheimer's disease made headlines this week, first with news about a new biomarker test that is able to diagnose the disease with increase...
January 2020

QD: News Every Day--Internists reluctant to stop PSA testing in elderly men

Elderly men expect to receive prostate-specific antigen (PSA) tests and doctors continue to conduct them, sometimes even in men with low lif...
January 2020

Survey asks doctors and patients if doctor's notes should be in the EHR

Personally, I don't like the idea of Open Notes," said Suzanne Salamon, MD, who is associate chief for clinical geriatrics at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.
January 2020

QD: News Every Day--Medical societies release top-five lists of overused medical tests

Eight more specialty societies will release lists in fall 2012: American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine, American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, American College of Rheumatology, American Geriatrics
January 2020

QD: News Every Day--Exercise may lower hypertension, mortality in patients older than 70

Exercise capacity is associated with lower mortality risk in elderly men with hypertension, a study found. Researchers at two VA centers in ...
January 2020

Street medicine physicians meet patients where they are

The Infectious Diseases Society of America, for example, recommends against routine screening and treatment in most cases, while the American Geriatrics Society includes avoiding antibiotics in asymptomatic older adults in its
July 2019

QD: News Every Day--Bleak outlook for aging baby boomers' health

Alzheimer's dementia will increase nearly three-fold in the next 40 years, and the baby boomers also report being less healthy than the prev...
January 2020

QD: News Every Day--Women who drink moderately, regularly may age better

Previous research has borne out the association. Results of a study published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society in 2006 reported on a community-based, national random sample of
January 2020

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