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Headache Disorders Associated With Risk of All-Cause Dementia – AJMC.com Managed Markets Network

An analysis of 6 studies found an increased risk of all-cause dementia among patients with any headache. However, no association was found between headache and Alzheimer disease. Dementia is the most common neurological disease in the elderly, and in addition to trying to develop a drug treatment that can significantly delay the progression of disease,… Read More »

In Brief: Being An Older Dad Associated with Worse Pregnancy Outcomes

This study is something to keep in mind when we evaluate neonatal outcomes in mothers taking psychotropic medication.  We typically consider maternal, but not paternal, characteristics as factors which may affect neonatal outcomes; however, this large study published in BMJ indicates that the age of the father may also affect neonatal outcomes.   Researchers examined… Read More »

Cough in Lung Cancer Associated With Gastrointestinal Symptoms

November 13, 2018 Share this content: An association was found between cough severity/impact and the reported use of opioids and other antitussive treatments. A longitudinal study published in CHEST demonstrated that cough is a severe symptom in lung cancer and is associated with gastrointestinal symptoms. Researchers investigated how cough severity frequency affects patients with lung cancer over… Read More »