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Researchers study possible links to dementia

Researchers study possible links to dementia

March 27, 2024

Upstate researcher Roger Wong, PhD discusses his recent study on the risk...


'Sundowning': deteriorating behavior tied to cognitive decline

'Sundowning': deteriorating behavior tied to cognitive decline

March 25, 2024

Interview with Antonio Culebras, MD, neurologist and sleep specialist


New poems and essays; pickleball injuries; help for long-term care residents: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Nov. 19, 2023

New poems and essays; pickleball injuries; help for long-term care residents: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Nov. 19, 2023

November 17, 2023

Interviews with Deirdre Neilen, PhD, Eric Bellinger, MD, and Rebecca Alder of...


New poems and essays; playing pickleball safely; monitoring long-term care: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Nov. 19, 2023

New poems and essays; playing pickleball safely; monitoring long-term care: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Nov. 19, 2023

November 16, 2023

Interviews with Deirdre Neilen, PhD, Eric Bellinger, MD, and Rebecca Alder


Living with heart failure; exercise and cancer; too old to drive: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Nov. 12, 2023

Living with heart failure; exercise and cancer; too old to drive: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Nov. 12, 2023

November 9, 2023

Interviews with nurse Natasha Zmitrowitz and Ashley Greiner; Kaushal Nanavati,...


Ombudsmen deal with problems in nursing homes, assisted living facilities

Ombudsmen deal with problems in nursing homes, assisted living facilities

October 30, 2023

Interview with Rebecca Alder of Arise Child and Family Services


Caring for aging parents; weight and organ transplant; colonoscopy prep: Upstate's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Sept. 17, 2023

Caring for aging parents; weight and organ transplant; colonoscopy prep: Upstate's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Sept. 17, 2023

September 15, 2023

Interviews with Sharon Brangman, MD, Reza Saidi, MD, and Kristina Go, MD


2 options now available to prevent this lung infection

2 options now available to prevent this lung infection

August 23, 2023

Advice from Elizabeth Asiago-Reddy, MD, chief of infectious disease at Upstate


Healing kids' bones; an alternative treatment; checking on aged parents: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday. Aug. 6, 2023

Healing kids' bones; an alternative treatment; checking on aged parents: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday. Aug. 6, 2023

August 4, 2023

Interviews with Rajin Shahriar, MD, Bob Crandall and Sharon Brangman, MD


Mild cognitive impairment; a druggist for kids; crossword puzzle clues: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, July 23, 2023

Mild cognitive impairment; a druggist for kids; crossword puzzle clues: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, July 23, 2023

July 20, 2023

Interviews with Sharon Brangman, MD, and Peter Aiello, PharmD


A possible vaccine to protect newborns; creating cancer drugs; helping aging skin: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, July 16, 2023

A possible vaccine to protect newborns; creating cancer drugs; helping aging skin: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, July 16, 2023

July 13, 2023

Interviews with Joe Domachowske, MD, Jason Horton, PhD, and Ramsay Farah, MD


Condition does not lead to dementia in most people

Condition does not lead to dementia in most people

July 6, 2023

Interview with Sharon Brangman, MD, geriatrics chief at Upstate


Simple practices can help make the best of it

Simple practices can help make the best of it

July 6, 2023

Advice from Upstate geriatrics chief Sharon Brangman, MD


Geriatric emergency care; donating one's body to science; facial and dental repair: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, June 11, 2023

Geriatric emergency care; donating one's body to science; facial and dental repair: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, June 11, 2023

June 8, 2023

Interviews with Jay Brenner, MD, Dana Mihaila, MD, PhD, and Arthur Bigsby, DDS


Skin care as you age; poor sleep's link to heart attacks: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, May 14, 2023

Skin care as you age; poor sleep's link to heart attacks: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, May 14, 2023

May 12, 2023

Interviews with dermatologist Ramsay Farah, MD, and researcher Hani Aiash, MD,...


What to take along and what to leave at home

What to take along and what to leave at home

May 10, 2023

Advice from Jay Brenner, MD, Upstate emergency physician


GEM Care is specially designed for seniors

GEM Care is specially designed for seniors

May 5, 2023

Interview with Jay Brenner, MD, medical director of GEM Care


Sun exposure is a major concern, but not the only one

Sun exposure is a major concern, but not the only one

April 26, 2023

Interview with Ramsay Farah, MD, Upstate dermatology chief


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