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New study finds only 13% of outpatient antibiotic prescriptions to be appropriate

New study finds only 13% of outpatient antibiotic prescriptions to be appropriate

Study shows how herpes viruses and tumors have learned to manipulate the same ancient RNA

Study shows how herpes viruses and tumors have learned to manipulate the same ancient RNA

Researchers learn more about the impact of multiple symptoms in older adults

Researchers learn more about the impact of multiple symptoms in older adults

Tideswell-AGS-ADGAP ELIA program offers a new take on learning to lead for experts in geriatrics

Tideswell-AGS-ADGAP ELIA program offers a new take on learning to lead for experts in geriatrics

Meta-analysis of adults with autism shows large impairments in key cognitive domains

Meta-analysis of adults with autism shows large impairments in key cognitive domains

Kidney disease risk gene found in more populations than previously known

Kidney disease risk gene found in more populations than previously known

Whole genome study identifies genetic architecture for diagnosis of polycystic ovary syndrome

Whole genome study identifies genetic architecture for diagnosis of polycystic ovary syndrome

Study examines performance of skilled nursing care residents with cognitive difficulties

Study examines performance of skilled nursing care residents with cognitive difficulties

AGS expresses concern for future stability of high-quality, affordable health care

AGS expresses concern for future stability of high-quality, affordable health care

Mind-body exercises may improve cognition in older adults

Mind-body exercises may improve cognition in older adults

End of life care is best in hospitals characterized by effective nurse-physician teamwork, shows study

End of life care is best in hospitals characterized by effective nurse-physician teamwork, shows study

Study highlights need for personalized approach to treat ICU acquired delirium

Study highlights need for personalized approach to treat ICU acquired delirium

3D-printed adaptive aids can benefit patients with arthritis

3D-printed adaptive aids can benefit patients with arthritis

Mount Sinai researcher awarded $2.5 million to advance understanding of neurodegenerative diseases

Mount Sinai researcher awarded $2.5 million to advance understanding of neurodegenerative diseases

Study finds different risk factors associated with falling in men versus women

Study finds different risk factors associated with falling in men versus women

Sema4, Mount Sinai, Sanofi announce launch of new collaborative asthma study

Sema4, Mount Sinai, Sanofi announce launch of new collaborative asthma study

Study examines whether taking multiple medications for heart failure can limit abilities in older adults

Study examines whether taking multiple medications for heart failure can limit abilities in older adults

Older adults with CVD more likely to experience rapid functional decline

Older adults with CVD more likely to experience rapid functional decline

Music intervention shows promising results in individuals with dementia

Music intervention shows promising results in individuals with dementia

Study evaluates second-hand marijuana smoke exposure among children

Study evaluates second-hand marijuana smoke exposure among children