Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Alzheimer's disease biomarkers can predict postoperative delirium

Clinical studies have demonstrated a strong association between Alzheimer's disease (AD) and delirium. A change to the Tau protein, which can lead to the formation of tangles in brain, is one of the hallmarks of AD pathology, ...

Surgery

Amino acid supplementation beneficial after fracture fixation

For adults undergoing fracture fixation, conditionally essential amino acid (CEAA) supplementation is associated with a reduction in postoperative complications, according to a study published online March 14 in the Journal ...

Oncology & Cancer

Preop body image tied to breast reconstruction complications

(HealthDay)—Patients with lower preoperative body image satisfaction may have an increased risk for some postoperative complications after breast cancer reconstruction surgery, according to a study published in the March ...

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