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Common medications can masquerade as dementia in seniors

Common medications can masquerade as dementia in seniors

New app created to help people reduce exposure to anticholinergic medications

New app created to help people reduce exposure to anticholinergic medications

Study: Drug reduces hot flash frequency, improves quality of life in breast cancer survivors

Study: Drug reduces hot flash frequency, improves quality of life in breast cancer survivors

Researchers study how often healthcare providers prescribe anticholinergics for older adults

Researchers study how often healthcare providers prescribe anticholinergics for older adults

Anticholinergic Cognitive Burden Scale shows dose-response relationship with adverse outcomes

Anticholinergic Cognitive Burden Scale shows dose-response relationship with adverse outcomes

Researchers explore use of potentially inappropriate medications among frail nursing home residents

Researchers explore use of potentially inappropriate medications among frail nursing home residents

Proton pump inhibitors do not increase risk for dementia or Alzheimer's disease

Proton pump inhibitors do not increase risk for dementia or Alzheimer's disease

Anticholinergic drugs linked to increased rate of emergency department and hospital visits

Anticholinergic drugs linked to increased rate of emergency department and hospital visits

RTI extends research support to improve treatment for pelvic floor disorders in women

RTI extends research support to improve treatment for pelvic floor disorders in women

Long-term suppression of neurotransmitter acetylcholine may lead to dementia-like changes in the brain

Long-term suppression of neurotransmitter acetylcholine may lead to dementia-like changes in the brain

Cairn launches non-invasive Gastric Emptying Breath Test for measuring rate of gastroparesis in adults

Cairn launches non-invasive Gastric Emptying Breath Test for measuring rate of gastroparesis in adults

Anticholinergic medications may not be best option for dementia patients in rehab facility

Anticholinergic medications may not be best option for dementia patients in rehab facility

Anticholinergic medications do not affect cognitive performance in PD patients

Anticholinergic medications do not affect cognitive performance in PD patients

Bridion injection approved to reverse effects of neuromuscular blocking drugs used during certain types of surgery

Bridion injection approved to reverse effects of neuromuscular blocking drugs used during certain types of surgery

Researchers compare effectiveness of combination therapy for black patients with asthma

Researchers compare effectiveness of combination therapy for black patients with asthma

Possible link discovered between common medications and falls in older men

Possible link discovered between common medications and falls in older men

Anticholinergic medications associated with pneumonia risk in older people

Anticholinergic medications associated with pneumonia risk in older people

Researchers probe possibility of reversing medications' adverse cognitive effects

Researchers probe possibility of reversing medications' adverse cognitive effects

Clinical markers help identify PD patients with cholinergic deficits

Clinical markers help identify PD patients with cholinergic deficits

Combination therapy beneficial for COPD patients

Combination therapy beneficial for COPD patients