Published online first (Jama Neurol), the article concludes: “The avoidance of PPI medication may prevent the development of dementia. This finding is supported by recent pharmacoepidemiological analyses on primary data and is in line with mouse models in which the … learn more
Feb. 3 was the first National Women Physician Day. The date marked the 195th birthday of Elizabeth Blackwell, a courageous woman who paved the path for females in healthcare. According to the 2014 Census of Actively Licensed Physicians in … learn more
Anne Arundel Medical Center recently opened its patient-centered Crohn’s and Colitis Clinic. The clinic’s multidisciplinary team includes gastroenterologists, surgeons, nutritionists and other specialists—all with focused training and experience in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) management.
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AAMC is participating in a clinical study. It compares treatment options for patients who have reflux symptoms, like heartburn and regurgitation, despite taking medication every day. The study compares a medical device, called LINX, against proton pump inhibitors. If you … learn more
Identity theft causes major financial damage and problems. But did you know the rate of child identity theft is 35 times higher than the rate for adults—and growing? Anne Arundel Medical Center is partnering with the Maryland Hospital Association to … learn more
Barry Meisenberg, MD, and the AAMC Research Institute are surveying 100 cancer patients. They hope to learn about the most common concerns or physical ailments that cause cancer patients to have unplanned admissions to the hospital. The research team will … learn more
According to The Medical Letter (Dec. 7), “When no suitable alternative is available, outdated drugs may be effective. How much potency they retain varies with the drug, the lot, the preservatives (if any), and the storage conditions, especially heat and … learn more