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Stigma curbing participation in Alzheimer's studies-6340

Stigma curbing participation in Alzheimer's studies

Stigma associated with Alzheimer's disease may be an obstacle to seeking information about one's risk of developing the disease and to participating in clinical studies of potential therapies, according to a U.S. national survey of beliefs, attitudes and expectations often associated with Alzheimer's.

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Research

Stats: Fewer than 13% of Boomers screened for HCV-6336

Stats: Fewer than 13% of Boomers screened for HCV

Approximately one in 30 Boomers is chronically infected with the hepatitis C virus (HCV), and almost half of all liver cancer cases in the U.S. are caused by HCV.

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Trends

TechTalk: Wellness gone wireless-6309

TechTalk: Wellness gone wireless

When it comes to telehealth, "the future is now," according to a report from telehealth provider MDLive that looks at trends and opportunities in this emerging area.

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Wellness

Older adults overdosing on opioids-6305

Older adults overdosing on opioids

The latest data from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) show that the US opioid epidemic continues to worsen.

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Falls management

Physically fit women less likely to develop dementia-6302

Physically fit women less likely to develop dementia

Highly fit middle-aged women were nearly 90% less likely to develop dementia decades later compared with women who were moderately fit, according to a study in Sweden.

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Health promotion

"Low-value" health care services overused: poll

Only 14% of people over age 50 believe that "more is usually better" when it comes to health care, according to the latest findings from the National Poll on Health Aging.

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Attitudes & perceptions

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