Medical Notes: Week of July 26, 2020

Medical Notes: Week of July 26, 2020

A look at the top medical headlines for the week of July 26, 2020 including: Evidence is piling up that face masks cut the risk of getting COVID-19 by up to 65 percent. Then, a study finds that, at least in the laboratory, a common asthma drug can prevent the formation of tangles. Then, A study finds that cord blood helps some children with autism improve their social communication skills. And finally, if you feel especially insecure about your romantic partner… it may be all in your genes.

A Moral Question: Dementia, Spouses, And “Close Friends”

A Moral Question: Dementia, Spouses, and “Close Friends”

Spouses of Alzheimer’s disease patients often struggle with depression while caregiving and are desperate for support. Some have started new relationships while their loved one is still alive but no longer recognizes them. Acceptance of such infidelity is highly individual. Experts and a woman involved in such a relationship discuss how it can benefit even the incapacitated spouse, as long as families find it acceptable.

A look at the top medical headlines for the week of October 6, 2019.

Medical Notes: Week of October 6, 2019

A look at the top medical headlines for the week of October 6, 2019.

Medical Notes: September 15, 2019

A look at the top medical headlines for the week of September 15, 2019.

Medical Notes: Week of January 27, 2019

A look at the top medical headlines for the week of January 27, 2019.

Medical Notes: Week of January 20, 2019

A look at the top medical headlines for the week of January 20, 2019.

Medical Notes: Week of January 13, 2019

A look at the top medical headlines for the week of January 13, 2018.

Medical Notes 18-42

A look at the top medical headlines for the week of October 21, 2018.

Medical Notes 18-40

A look at the top medical headlines for the week of October 7, 2018.

18-38 Segment 1: Lewy Body Dementia

The second most common form of dementia is virtually unknown to most people. However, Lewy body dementia affects 1.4 million Americans, with symptoms commonly misdiagnosed as Alzheimer's disease. Additional symptoms such as hallucinations and uncontrollable shaking make diagnosis and caregiving more difficult, and treatments for Alzheimer's or psychosis can often be harmful. Experts discuss.

Medical Notes 18-22

A look at to the top medical headlines for the week of June 3, 2018.

Medical Notes 18-19

A look at the top medical headlines for the week of May 13, 2018.

Medical Notes 17-51

A look at the top medical headlines for the week of December 17, 2017.

17-48 Segment 1: Alzheimer’s, Spouses, and “Close Friends”

Spouses of Alzheimer’s disease patients often struggle with depression while caregiving, some have started new relationships while their loved one is still alive but no longer recognizes them

Coming Up On Radio Health Journal Show 17-48

A look at what is coming up on Radio Health Journal show 17-48.