Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Music helps patients with dementia connect with loved ones

People with dementia often lose their ability to communicate verbally with loved ones in later stages of the disease. But a Northwestern Medicine study, in collaboration with Institute for Therapy through the Arts (ITA), ...

Vaccination

Race matters in COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy, research finds

Hispanic and Black Americans have suffered higher rates of hospitalization and death from COVID-19 than white Americans. A new Penn State study analyzed data collected when COVID-19 vaccines first became available to determine ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Is Australia ready for monkeypox?

Lessons must be learned from the introduction of dengue and Japanese encephalitis into Australia to ensure the outbreak of monkeypox in humans is stopped and to prevent monkeypox from becoming established in animal hosts ...

Medications

FDA panel narrowly sides against experimental ALS drug

Federal health advisers on Wednesday narrowly ruled against an experimental drug for the debilitating illness known as Lou Gehrig's disease, a potential setback for patient groups who have lobbied for the medication's approval.

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