Next week, biostatistician Dr. Jennifer Bobb attends her second symposium for the 30-year Adult Changes in Thought study. Here’s a meeting preview.
Dr. Larson discusses how continuity of care for dementia patients may lower costs, emergency visits, and hospital stays.
Dr. Sascha Dublin describes a Group Health-UW finding that benzodiazepines probably don’t cause dementia. But she cautions that they’re still bad for you.
Medicare will soon pay for advance care planning discussions. A KPWHRI study is finding ways to ease the conversation for people with early Alzheimer’s.
The words we use and our doctors’ notes hold hints about our health. Data Scientist David Carrell, PhD, tells how we’re learning to catch those clues.
Study coauthors Drs. Sascha Dublin, Shelly Gray, and Eric B. Larson explore how to balance the risks and benefits of these common medications.
Latest findings from a Group Health Research Institute study finds some common over-the-counter and prescription drugs can increase a person's risk for dementia.