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. … Continue reading 16-28 Segment 1: Lewy Body Dementia
Gene research has made incredible leaps in the last decade. A physician/Pulitzer-prize winning author explains what our new knowledge means for our immediate medical future, given our struggles with genetic knowledge in the past. Stay in the loop! Follow us on Twitter and like us on Facebook! Subscribe and review on iTunes! Guest: Dr. Siddhartha Mukherjee, Asst. … Continue reading 16-28 Segment 2: Our New Genetic Knowledge
A noted investigative journalist explains the less well known side of military research.
Diagnostic tests are often less certain in their results than people think, making patients sometimes doubt doctors' competence.
Experts discuss why the risk of kidney stones in kids is rising, why doctors still sometimes miss the diagnosis, and how kidney stones are treated in children.
One expert explains which kinds of people would find the gluten-free diet appropriate and the pitfalls to avoid.
It's rare for people to lose their memory of past events. An expert discusses why doctors believe it occurs, and a woman to whom it happened recounts her experience.
Synopsis: Most medium and large businesses now have corporate wellness programs for employees in an effort to keep health insurance costs down. Many have incentives for reaching health goals. Experts discuss how these plans work and whether the effort shows up favorably on the bottom line. Host: Reed Pence. Guests: Dr. Katherine Baicker, Professor … Continue reading 15-39 Segment 1: The Return of Workplace Wellness