Unfortunately, there are quite a few misconceptions regarding mesothelioma
, the rare and aggressive disease caused by asbestos exposure. Some people ask, “Is mesothelioma contagious?” Others believe the disease is linked to smoking. [Read More...]
is a fluid, continually-evolving journey. One day may be calm and peaceful, with your parent enjoying activities, eating healthy meals, and sharing laughter with you; while the following day might be filled with agitation, anxiety, and sullenness. What will today bring? [Read More...]
A recently available study
of over 2,000 older adults reveals that a stunning 87% take at least one prescription drug, and a staggering 36% are taking five or more – as well as 38% using over-the-counter meds on a routine basis. [Read More...]
Scientists are hoping that a single drug can treat two devastating brain diseases: Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s.
A colored magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans of the brain of a 76-year-old patient with dementia shows the brain has atrophied and the dark brown fluid-filled spaces have become enlarged. [Read More...]
In this eye opening report on generic medications, authors Janet L. Cummings, Psy. D. et al explore medication marketed as equivalent to its name brand counterpart and regulations surrounding that equivalency (or lack thereof). Read more in Generic Equivalents: We know they are generic but are they really equivalent? [Read More...]