Tag Archive | "medication"

Paxlovid

Paxlovid: Everything You Need to Know About & Should You Take It?

When President Joe Biden tested positive for covid-19 on July 21, his physician recommended he take the antiviral drug Paxlovid.

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Smart Packaging Could Improve How We Take Medication

Older adults are open to using smart packaging to improve their medication-taking experience, a new study finds.

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Brain Sensor Offers Alzheimer’s Answers

Through a brain sensor, Julius Zhu, PhD, and his collaborators have found an explanation for why Alzheimer’s drugs have limited effectiveness and why patients get much worse after going off of them.

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94% Of Older Adults Given Drugs That Raise Falling Risk

Nearly every older adult was prescribed a prescription drug that increased their risk of falling in 2017, according to new University at Buffalo research.

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Mail-Order Prescriptions Delayed? Here’s What to Do

Receiving mail-order prescriptions on time is critical during the ongoing pandemic, as older adults and people with chronic conditions are avoiding leaving their homes.

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Dementia Patients Taking Drugs With Risks

Nearly three-quarters of older adults with dementia have filled prescriptions for medicines that act on their brain and nervous system, but aren’t designed for dementia, a new study shows.

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