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Caring for seniors during COVID-19 pandemic

Older adults are at elevated risk for complications from COVID-19 and are dying at a higher rate than younger patients. In light of these concerns, Regenstrief Institute and Indiana University School of Medicine scientist Kathleen Unroe, M.D., MHA, and colleagues lay out guidelines and best practices for healthcare providers and family caregivers who are providing… Read More »

Older adults who drink tea are less likely to be depressed

Previous research has suggested that there is a link between depression and tea drinking. Now, a new study is investigating this relationship further. Depression is common among older adults, with 7% of those over the age of 60 years reporting “major depressive disorder.” Accordingly, research is underway to identify possible causes, which include genetic predisposition,… Read More »

Imfinzi (durvalumab) Approved in the US for Extensive-Stage Small Cell Lung Cancer

Print this page 30 March 2020 — AstraZeneca’s Imfinzi (durvalumab) has been approved in the US as a 1st-line treatment for adult patients with extensive-stage small cell lung cancer (ES-SCLC) in combination with standard-of-care (SoC) chemotherapies, etoposide plus either carboplatin or cisplatin (platinum-etoposide). The approval by the Food and Drug Administration was based on positive results from… Read More »

30 day fat-burning home workout challenge

Your fat burning, calorie torching, full body, 30-day home-workout challenge is here with celebrity PT Svava Sigbertsdottir aka The Viking Method. Are you ready? Let’s do this You asked, we’ve delivered. Welcome to our 30-day fat-burning home workout challenge. For workout videos that will help you burn some serious fat, torch the calories and target your… Read More »