Increased Blood Glucose Increases Risk for Dementia – Even Without Diabetes mellitus

In the current issue of the New England Journal of Medicine, a consortium of scientists from Seattle and Boston reports on their large longitudinal study on the relationship between blood glucose and dementia risk (Crane et al., N Engl J Med 2013; 369: 540-548). Continue reading

New Drugs 2012

In the February issue of Nature Reviews Drug Discovery a brief overview of the new drugs, which have been approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 2012, was published under the heading “2012 FDA drug approvals” (Mullard, Nat Rev Drug Disccov 2012, 12: 87-90). A total of 39 new drugs were approved, which is the highest number of new registrations since 1997. Continue reading