‘Western’ Diet & Alzheimer’s-Like Effects in Mice

(HealthDay News) — Common compounds in the “Western” diet seem to promote Alzheimer’s-linked brain deposits and memory problems in mice, researchers say. Scientists found that when they added the compounds — called advanced glycation end...

Treating GERD Successfully: Beyond Heartburn Relief

A short questionnaire helps identify whether patients on therapy for GERD are experiencing sleep disturbance and might benefit from an adjustment in therapy. Treating GERD Successfully Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and sleep disturbance are highly prevalent...

Signs and Symptoms of Alzheimer’s Disease

Memory problems are one of the first signs along with other thinking problems, such as trouble finding the right words or poor judgment. Mild Alzheimer’s disease Memory loss worsens and changes in other cognitive abilities are evident, such as getting lost,...

Acetaminophen Prescription Combination Drug Products

Acetaminophen Prescription Combination Drug Products with more than 325 mg: FDA Statement – Recommendation to Discontinue Prescribing and Dispensing [Posted 01/14/2014] AUDIENCE: Consumer, Dentistry, Emergency Medicine, Internal Medicine, Pharmacy, Pain...

Home Care Questions: Should you hire through an agency?

One of the greatest long-term needs of older adults and those with chronic illnesses is for in-home, custodial care services. These workers are often referred to as home health aides, certified nursing assistants and custodial care workers. These in-home workers make...