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Speed processing training lowers dementia risk

Speed processing training lowers dementia risk
November 16, 2017

Speed of processing training decreased risk for dementia, while memory and reasoning training did not, according to recent findings.

“Speed of processing training resulted in decreased risk [for] dementia across the 10-year period of, on average, 29% as compared to the control,” Jerri D. Edwards, PhD, of University of South Florida, said in a press release. “When we examined the dose-response, we found that those who trained more received more protective benefit.”

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Colon cancer treatment, survival improving in older patients

November 15, 2017
The quality of care received by older patients with colon cancer has significantly improved since 2001, but adherence to treatment guidelines could still be increased to…
Meeting News

In older women, sleep debt may be harmful to CV health

November 15, 2017
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ABIM MOC CME

Ace the Case: 32-Year-Old Male Originally Diagnosed with Chronic Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) genotype 1a (G1a) in 2012 and Relapsed

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This “Ace the Case” activity will discuss the treatment of a patient originally diagnosed with chronic hepatitis C…
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Chapter 26: Medical Management of Severe Ulcerative Colitis

From Ulcerative Colitis: The Complete Guide to Medical Management
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American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Annual Meeting

American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Annual Meeting

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