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Our top 6 reasons why ‘it was a very good year’

– See how 2015 was the Institute’s best year yet—for funding and practical impact, improving people’s health at Group Health and across the country.

* Data revised Jan. 22, 2016. See how 2015 was the Institute’s best year yet—for funding and practical impact, improving people’s health at Group Health and across the country. …
https://www.kpwashingtonresearch.org/news-and-events/blog/2016/jan-2016/our-top-6-reasons-why-it-was-very-good-year/

What if you’re taking an anticholinergic medication?

– Study coauthors Drs. Sascha Dublin, Shelly Gray, and Eric B. Larson explore how to balance the risks and benefits of these common medications.

  by Sascha Dublin, MD, PhD; Shelly Gray, and Eric B. Larson, MD, MPH Dr. Dublin is a Group Health physician, GHRI associate investigator, and affiliate associate professor …
https://www.kpwashingtonresearch.org/news-and-events/blog/2015/06/what-if-youre-taking-anticholinergic-medication/

News release: Anticholinergic drugs linked to risk for pneumonia in elderly

– Group Health study suggests higher risk with acute or chronic use.

    More bad news on older people using medications with anticholinergic effects: Dr. Sascha Dublin found a link to a higher risk for developing pneumonia. Luckily, alterna…
https://www.kpwashingtonresearch.org/news-and-events/blog/2015/03/news-release-anticholinergic-drugs-linked-risk-pneumonia-elderly-group-health-research-institute/

News release: Higher dementia risk linked to more use of common drugs

– 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.

A large study links a significantly increased risk for developing dementia, including Alzheimer’s disease, to taking commonly used medications with anticholinergic effects at…
https://www.kpwashingtonresearch.org/news-and-events/blog/2015/01/news-release-higher-dementia-risk-linked-more-use-common-drugs/