Tag Archive | "treatment"

Paxlovid

What Older Americans Need to Know About Taking Paxlovid

A new coronavirus variant is circulating, the most transmissible one yet. Hospitalizations of infected patients are rising. And older adults represent nearly 90% of U.S. deaths from covid-19 in recent months, the largest portion since the start of the pandemic.

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Alzheimer’s, Alzheimer

Drug Slows Alzheimer’s But Can It Make A Real Difference?

An experimental Alzheimer’s drug modestly slowed the brain disease’s inevitable worsening, researchers reported Tuesday — but it remains unclear how much difference that might make in people’s lives.

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sleep apnea

Sleep Apnea Diagnosis Panics Reporter Until He Finds A Simple, No-Cost Solution

The lab technician who watched me all night via video feed told me that I had “wicked sleep apnea” and that it was “central sleep apnea,” a type that originates in the brain and fails to tell the muscles to inhale.

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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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sad, self care

Simple Ways To Fix A Sad Mood

What’s the best way to improve a sad mood? It may be whatever skill you think you’re best at, a new study suggests.

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FDA, Aduhelm, Part B

Aduhelm, New Alzheimer’s Drug, Tangled in Controversy

Biogen estimates a target population of between 1 million to 1.2 million individuals could use this new drug. One Wall Street firm estimates that Biogen could reach Aduhelm sales of $5 billion by 2025.

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