Rates of dementia diagnosis are higher among black ethnic groups compared to white and Asian groups in the UK, according to researchers from London.
Non-drug approaches should be prioritised in treating agitation in people with Alzheimer’s Disease, according to a group of the world’s leading experts on the condition.
Women with diabetes have a dramatically increased risk of developing cancer, according to a study involving UK researchers.
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Clinicians can match type 2 diabetes patients to the right drug to improve blood glucose control by factoring in characteristics like body mass index and sex into prescribing decisions, say researchers.
The introduction of routine screening and genetic testing for the relatives of patients diagnosed with aortic diseases could “potentially save lives”, claim UK researchers.
Care from peer support workers with lived experience of mental health conditions may help reduce readmission for people who have recently left acute mental health care, according to researchers.
A multidrug-resistant bacterial species that can cause infections in hospitals is becoming increasingly tolerant to the alcohols used in handwash disinfectants, according to Australian researchers.
A “circulator” nurse position should be introduced on neurological critical care units to ease pressure on other staff from accompanying patients for screening, according to US nurse researchers.
People who either abstain from drinking from alcohol in the long term or drink heavily are at increased risk of developing dementia compared to moderate drinkers, a study suggests.