These medical apps provided technology for caregivers to track symptoms, make appointments with doctors, monitor medications, and more.
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A study found that patients with AF who initiate therapy with standard dose dabigatran are at low risk of stroke and bleeding. Insights here.
Higher fish intake was linked to significantly decreased rate of episodic memory decline. More details in this study.
Is caffeine consumption associated with risk for Parkinson disease? Is there a short-term benefit to caffeine that is sustainable over the long term? These questions and more in this quiz.
Which antiepileptic drugs work best as monotherapy? A new Cochrane meta-analysis scrutinizes the evidence.
Here's reason to start eslicarbazepine acetate at 400 mg daily.
A new study finds that children with epilepsy who are treated with antiepileptic drugs sustain more bone fractures than kids who don't take these drugs. Details here.
Your patient has CAD and migraine and is taking Paxil for depression. Can he take a triptan?
A new study is the first to assess the relationship between lithium in drinking water and incidence of dementia.
Migraine—especially migraine with aura—is a CV risk factor, which makes the prescription of ergots or triptans potentially problematic. What’s the best approach?