Anticholinergics

Meds linked to dementia risk

Meds linked to dementia risk

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A high use of anticholinergic medications has been linked to an increased risk of developing dementia, according to a new study.

Nursing homes tend to administer high-risk medications to returning residents, study shows

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Nursing homes may be ratcheting up high-risk medication use for certain residents who return to the facility after a stay in the hospital, according to recently published findings.

Anticholinergics impair seniors: report

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Cognitive impairment can result when older adults are taking or given medications with strong anticholinergic effects, a new study has found.

Botox and oral meds equally effective in treating incontinence in women, study says

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Botox injections and oral medications both work well in reducing urinary incontinence in women, though Botox is more likely to completely resolve symptoms, a recent study showed.