Posts Tagged ‘depression’

  • Dementia & memory: Some Pearls

    It is a simple connection: Alzheimer’s disease = memory loss. A recent report contradicts that notion. Recently published in the journal, Neurology, researchers remind us that those stricken with early-onset Alzheimer’s (below age 60) may paint a very different early picture of decline. Nearly 40% of those stricken at a younger age can show major […]

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  • When Patients Don’t Follow their Medication Regimen

    The warnings are impressive for those people who are naughty and do not take medications as prescribed: Medication non-compliance (non-adherence), the failure to take drugs on time in the dosages prescribed, is as dangerous and costly as many illnesses Drugs don’t work in patients who don’t take them — C. Everett Koop, MD 10% of hospital admissions […]

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