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Cataract surgery: both eyes on the same day or on different days?

24 Jun, 2022 | 10:55h | UTC

Cataract surgery: both eyes on the same day or on different days? – Evidently Cochrane

Original Study: Immediate sequential bilateral surgery versus delayed sequential bilateral surgery for cataracts – Cochrane Library

 


USPSTF Statement: The current evidence is insufficient to recommend vitamins for the prevention of cardiovascular disease or cancer.

22 Jun, 2022 | 12:21h | UTC

Vitamin, Mineral, and Multivitamin Supplementation to Prevent Cardiovascular Disease and Cancer: US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement – JAMA

Evidence Report and Systematic Review: Vitamin and Mineral Supplements for the Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease and Cancer – JAMA

Patient Page: Vitamins and Minerals to Prevent Cardiovascular Disease and Cancer – JAMA

Editorial: Why Too Many Vitamins Feels Just About Right – JAMA Internal Medicine

Author Interview: Why Too Many Vitamins Feels Just About Right – JAMA

Commentary: Vitamins, Supplements Useless for Most People: Expert Panel – HealthDay

 


Cohort Study: Successful 10-second one-legged stance performance predicts survival in middle-aged and older individuals.

22 Jun, 2022 | 12:18h | UTC

Successful 10-second one-legged stance performance predicts survival in middle-aged and older individuals – British Journal of Sports Medicine

News Release: Inability to stand on one leg in mid to later life linked to higher risk of death – University fo Bristol

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Computing for Audiology: Smartphone tympanometer for diagnosing middle ear disorders.

22 Jun, 2022 | 12:16h | UTC

Performing tympanometry using smartphones – Communications Medicine

News Release: Computing for Audiology: Smartphone tympanometer for diagnosing middle ear disorders – Bioengineering

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Cohort Study: Polypharmacy, potentially inappropriate medications, and drug-drug interactions in vulnerable older adults with advanced cancer initiating cancer treatment.

22 Jun, 2022 | 10:51h | UTC

Polypharmacy, Potentially Inappropriate Medications, and Drug-Drug Interactions in Vulnerable Older Adults With Advanced Cancer Initiating Cancer Treatment – The Oncologist

Commentaries:

Polypharmacy can lead to harmful drug interactions, especially among cancer patients – News Medical

Analysis Underscores Risks of Polypharmacy in Elderly Patients With Cancer – AJMC

 

Commentary on Twitter

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Cohort Study: Cardiometabolic multimorbidity, genetic risk, and dementia.

21 Jun, 2022 | 11:01h | UTC

Cardiometabolic multimorbidity, genetic risk, and dementia: a prospective cohort study – The Lancet Health Longevity

News Release: Multiple heart-related conditions linked to triple dementia risk regardless of genetics – University of Oxford

Related:

Cardiometabolic multimorbidity accelerates cognitive decline and dementia progression – Alzheimer’s & Dementia

Association of Cardiovascular Risk Trajectory With Cognitive Decline and Incident Dementia – Neurology

Genetic Risk, Midlife Life’s Simple 7, and Incident Dementia in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study – Neurology (link to abstract – $ for full-text) AND Commentary: Seven healthy habits linked to lower risk of dementia in those with genetic risk – American Academy of Neurology

Preventing dementia: what’s the evidence? – Evidently Cochrane

 


Cohort Study: Cardiometabolic multimorbidity linked to accelerated cognitive decline and dementia progression.

21 Jun, 2022 | 10:59h | UTC

Cardiometabolic multimorbidity accelerates cognitive decline and dementia progression – Alzheimer’s & Dementia

News Release: Diabetes and cardiovascular disease increase dementia risk – Karolinska Institutet

Related:

Cardiometabolic multimorbidity, genetic risk, and dementia: a prospective cohort study – The Lancet Health Longevity

Association of Cardiovascular Risk Trajectory With Cognitive Decline and Incident Dementia – Neurology

Genetic Risk, Midlife Life’s Simple 7, and Incident Dementia in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study – Neurology (link to abstract – $ for full-text) AND Commentary: Seven healthy habits linked to lower risk of dementia in those with genetic risk – American Academy of Neurology

Preventing dementia: what’s the evidence? – Evidently Cochrane

 


Cohort Study: Association of cardiovascular risk trajectory with cognitive decline and incident dementia.

21 Jun, 2022 | 10:58h | UTC

Association of Cardiovascular Risk Trajectory With Cognitive Decline and Incident Dementia – Neurology

Commentary: Heart Risk Factors Can Be Recipe for Dementia – HealthDay

Related:

Cardiometabolic multimorbidity, genetic risk, and dementia: a prospective cohort study – The Lancet Health Longevity

Cardiometabolic multimorbidity accelerates cognitive decline and dementia progression – Alzheimer’s & Dementia

Genetic Risk, Midlife Life’s Simple 7, and Incident Dementia in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study – Neurology (link to abstract – $ for full-text) AND Commentary: Seven healthy habits linked to lower risk of dementia in those with genetic risk – American Academy of Neurology

Preventing dementia: what’s the evidence? – Evidently Cochrane

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Associations of bilateral vestibulopathy with cognition in older adults matched with healthy controls for hearing status.

21 Jun, 2022 | 10:24h | UTC

Associations of Bilateral Vestibulopathy With Cognition in Older Adults Matched With Healthy Controls for Hearing Status – JAMA Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Opinion | Normalizing menopause – “Martha Hickey and colleagues argue that social and cultural attitudes contribute to the varied experience of menopause and that medicalization fuels negative perceptions”.

20 Jun, 2022 | 10:38h | UTC

Normalizing menopause – The BMJ (free for a limited period)

News Release: Medicalizing menopause may be unhelpful for some women – British Medical Journal

Commentary: Menopause is not a disease. Experts call for new narrative for this natural stage of a woman’s life – CNN

 


Systematic Review: Clinical judgement by primary care physicians for the diagnosis of all‐cause dementia or cognitive impairment in symptomatic people.

20 Jun, 2022 | 01:18h | UTC

Clinical judgement by primary care physicians for the diagnosis of all‐cause dementia or cognitive impairment in symptomatic people – Cochrane Library

Summary: Why is improving dementia diagnosis important? – Cochrane Library

 


M-A: Effect of eHealth-delivered exercise programs on balance in people aged 65 years and over living in the community.

15 Jun, 2022 | 10:32h | UTC

Effect of eHealth-delivered exercise programmes on balance in people aged 65 years and over living in the community: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials – BMJ Open

 


Consensus Recommendations: How-to guide for medication reviews in older adults with cancer.

14 Jun, 2022 | 10:58h | UTC

How-to guide for medication reviews in older adults with cancer: A Young International Society of Geriatric Oncology and Nursing & Allied Health Interest Group initiative – Journal of Geriatric Oncology

Related: Deprescribing in Palliative Cancer Care – Life

 


Guideline on management of diabetes-related foot infection.

10 Jun, 2022 | 11:51h | UTC

Australian guideline on management of diabetes-related foot infection: part of the 2021 Australian evidence-based guidelines for diabetes-related foot disease – Journal of Foot and Ankle Research

Related:

Australian guideline on wound classification of diabetes-related foot ulcers: part of the 2021 Australian evidence-based guidelines for diabetes-related foot disease

Australian guideline on wound healing interventions to enhance healing of foot ulcers: part of the 2021 Australian evidence-based guidelines for diabetes-related foot disease

Australian guideline on offloading treatment for foot ulcers: part of the 2021 Australian evidence-based guidelines for diabetes-related foot disease

 


M-A: Adverse cardiovascular events and mortality in men during testosterone treatment.

10 Jun, 2022 | 11:03h | UTC

Adverse cardiovascular events and mortality in men during testosterone treatment: an individual patient and aggregate data meta-analysis – The Lancet Health Longevity

Invited Commentary: Testosterone: therapeutic or toxic for the cardiovascular health of men? – The Lancet Health Longevity

 


Review: Deprescribing in palliative cancer care.

9 Jun, 2022 | 11:28h | UTC

Deprescribing in Palliative Cancer Care – Life

 


Prospective evaluation of autonomic dysfunction in patients with post-acute sequela of COVID-19.

7 Jun, 2022 | 11:38h | UTC

Prospective Evaluation of Autonomic Dysfunction in Post-Acute Sequela of COVID-19 – Journal of the American College of Cardiology

Commentary: Autonomic Dysfunction in Post-Acute Sequela of COVID-19 – American College of Cardiology

 


Prognostic indicators and outcomes of hospitalized COVID-19 patients with neurological disease: An individual patient data meta-analysis.

7 Jun, 2022 | 11:36h | UTC

Prognostic indicators and outcomes of hospitalised COVID-19 patients with neurological disease: An individual patient data meta-analysis – PLOS One

 


Evidence Review: Preparing for an operation with lifestyle changes.

7 Jun, 2022 | 11:33h | UTC

Preparing for an operation with lifestyle changes – Evidently Cochrane

 


Systematic Review: Interventions for preventing falls in Parkinson’s disease.

7 Jun, 2022 | 11:18h | UTC

Interventions for preventing falls in Parkinson’s disease- Cochrane Library

Summary: Interventions for preventing falls in Parkinson’s disease – Cochrane Library

 


#EULAR2022 – RCT: Low dose, add-on prednisolone in patients with rheumatoid arthritis over 65 years.

6 Jun, 2022 | 11:51h | UTC

Low dose, add-on prednisolone in patients with rheumatoid arthritis aged 65+: the pragmatic randomised, double-blind placebo-controlled GLORIA trial – Annals of Rheumatic Diseases

Commentaries:

Chronic, low-dose glucocorticoid benefits outweigh harms in senior patients with RA – medwire News

Trial Upends Guidelines on Long-Term Steroids in Rheumatoid Arthritis — Vindication for clinicians who ignored official recommendations – MedPage Today (free registration required)

 


Nationwide cohort study: Association between medical androgen deprivation therapy and long-term cardiovascular disease and all-cause mortality in nonmetastatic prostate cancer.

3 Jun, 2022 | 11:10h | UTC

Association between medical androgen deprivation therapy and long-term cardiovascular disease and all-cause mortality in nonmetastatic prostate cancer – International Journal of Cancer

Commentary: ADT for Prostate Cancer: What’s the Risk on the Heart? – Medscape (free registration required)

 


Review: Skeletal aging.

2 Jun, 2022 | 10:50h | UTC

Skeletal Aging – Mayo Clinic Proceedings

 


Effectiveness and characteristics of physical fitness training on aerobic fitness in vulnerable older adults: an umbrella review of systematic reviews.

2 Jun, 2022 | 10:16h | UTC

Effectiveness and characteristics of physical fitness training on aerobic fitness in vulnerable older adults: an umbrella review of systematic reviews – BMJ Open

 


Cohort Study: Evaluation of neurologic and psychiatric outcomes after hospital discharge among adult survivors of cardiac arrest.

2 Jun, 2022 | 10:15h | UTC

Evaluation of Neurologic and Psychiatric Outcomes After Hospital Discharge Among Adult Survivors of Cardiac Arrest – JAMA Network Open

 


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