Tag Archives: Adults

Adults Need Vaccines, Too

TUESDAY, Aug. 6, 2019 — Vaccines aren’t just for kids, a doctors’ group says. “Many adults are not aware that they need vaccines throughout their lives and so have not received recommended vaccinations,” Dr. Robert McLean, president of the American College of Physicians, said in a college news release. “Adults should get a seasonal flu… Read More »

Young adults see less harm in tobacco products, prefer online health information

(Reuters Health) – Young adults may be more likely than older folks to go online to find health information, and less likely to view tobacco products as “very harmful,” according to survey results compiled to inform U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulatory policy. “According to this study, young adults are particularly susceptible to E.… Read More »

Intensive treatment of blood pressure helps prevent memory decline in older adults

Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is an epidemic, and current FDA-approved medications for AD only modestly and temporarily help the symptoms of dementia. There are no approved treatments for mild cognitive impairment (MCI) or the prevention of dementia. MCI is a condition in which older adults have a decline in their memory, and possibly other thinking abilities,… Read More »