AGS SpotlightAmong older adults, drug side effects, drug-drug interactions and other adverse drug events (ADEs) are common, but often preventable.
First Report®American Epilepsy Society (AES) 65th Annual Meeting: December 2-6, 2011; Baltimore, MD
First Report®American Academy of Pain Medicine (AAPM) 28th Annual Meeting: February 23-26, 2012; Palm Springs, CA
Physician's PerspectiveAlzheimer’s disease is a challenging disease to manage, but there has been considerable research in this area, helping to shed light on this disease’s physiology.
Neurological Disorders and DiseasesCurrently approved pharmacological treatments for AD consist of central cholinesterase inhibitors and memantine, whose benefits are modest but well documented.
Case ReportSmoking cessation can decrease morbidity and mortality and improve quality of life, including in elders.
Cancer in Older AdultsCancer is a leading cause of morbidity and mortality in the United States.
PhotoDxRenal cell carcinoma (RCC) is the most common primary malignancy of the kidneys.