Interested in knowing your chances of getting dementia? An app can now tell you.

New research from Mount Sinai Hospital in New York shows that the electronic prescribing of certain high-risk medications to elderly patients could contribute to the likelihood of them falling.

Researchers have developed a patch that can monitor a patient’s condition and release blood-thinning medication to avoid dangerous blood clots.

Researchers from George Washington University discovered patients prescribed opioids for pain management can experience more difficulty with chronic wounds than individuals who are not taking opioid-based medications.

As the baby boomer generation ages, many expect the age-specific risk of dementia to grow in the United States. But researchers have found a significant decline in dementia in recent years, with some 24 percent fewer individuals over the age of 65 suffering the symptoms in 2012 when compared to 2000.