Participants with lower bone mineral density at femoral neck more likely to develop all-cause dementia, Alzheimer disease during follow-up.
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Solanezumab is a humanized monoclonal antibody designed to increase clearance of soluble amyloid beta (Aβ) from the brain by binding to aggregated forms of Aβ.
The FDA panel reviewed data from 5 clinical studies, including the phase 3 AReSVi 006 trial.
High vaccine efficacy seen against RSV A and B subtypes, across age groups among those aged 60 years and older, and for those with coexisting conditions
ACP is an investigational complement C5 inhibitor that is designed to decrease the activation of inflammasomes and the formation of membrane attack complex.
No such association seen for Black older adults followed for 15 years, regardless of sleep duration
Vaccination results in lower RSV-mediated lower respiratory tract disease meeting one of three definitions
Authors say providers should routinely ask older adults about cannabis use
But polypill with or without aspirin is associated with reduced functional decline for those aged 65 years or older with cardiovascular risk factors
Following sharp decline during COVID-19, RSV-positive acute respiratory infection reemerged during summer 2021, and is linked to lower QOL
Results showed vaccine efficacy of 83.7% against RSV-LRTD, defined by 2 or more symptoms.
The preliminary safety signal was identified by the CDC’s Vaccine Safety Datalink.
Reduced risks for hospitalization and death observed for mainly vaccinated outpatients aged 50 years or older with COVID-19
Agency urges all Americans aged 6 months and older to get a flu shot every season
Difference in absolute risk for three versus four doses was 180.1 and 68.8 cases per 100,000 for COVID-19-related hospitalization, severe COVID-19
Diane Eastabrook provides a compelling series of articles describing how loneliness and isolation are affecting seniors living at home.
The patient, a 67-year-old female, presented to the emergency department with altered mental status.
Expansion will allow millions of seniors to take care of medical problems while staying at home