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After retirement, pensions provide consistent income to aging individuals. Although the details of pension eligibility and implementation vary by country, receiving pensions can represent a new life stage for individuals. ...
Health Feb 20, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Bullied children grow into adults who are at increased risk of developing anxiety disorders, depression and suicidal thoughts, according to a study led by researchers at Duke Medicine.
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 20, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A patient's relationship with his or her doctor has long been considered an important component of healing. Now, in a novel investigation in which physicians underwent brain scans while they believed they were actually treating ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 29, 2013 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—We've all read about the severity of the current flu season. Boston declared an emergency, hospitals are seeing patients in tents outside their emergency departments and we all probably ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 18, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Patients who received Guided Care, a comprehensive form of primary care for older adults with chronic health problems, rated the quality of their care much higher than patients in regular primary care, and used less home ...
Health Jan 17, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Women with significantly lower levels of education than their parents are at higher risk of poor mental health, a new University of Queensland study has found.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 09, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The norovirus has killed six elderly people in a rural Japanese hospital and infected dozens of other patients and staff, officials said Sunday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 23, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
People with Alzheimer's disease are less likely to participate in a clinical trial if they have non-spouse caregivers, according to a study by a team of researchers including the Perelman School of Medicine at the University ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Dec 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Afraid to commit to a relationship? According to new research from Tel Aviv University, it could be just one more thing to blame on your parents.
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 10, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
Jonathan Welch, MD, a physician in the Department of Emergency Medicine at Brigham and Women's Hospital, never thought his family would be part of a medical error. But when his mother's battle with cancer took a sudden turn ...
Health Dec 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Bolsters used to keep sleeping babies on their backs pose a suffocation hazard, health officials warned Wednesday after a recent death raised the 'sleep positioners' toll to at least 13 US infants.
Health Nov 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers from McMaster and the University of Waterloo have developed a new website to help those living with dementia navigate the journey.
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Nov 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
People acting as caregivers for family members with cardiovascular disease may inadvertently increase their own risk for heart disease by neglecting their own health, according to a new study in the American Jo ...
Health Nov 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
When faced with disease, patients and caregivers now readily turn to the Internet for information and emotional support. This is particularly true in the case of caregivers of children with hydrocephalus. Researchers at Children's ...
Health Oct 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
When it comes to stroke rehabilitation, it takes a dedicated team to help a person regain as much independence as possible: physicians, nurses, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, speech-language pathologists, recreation ...
Cardiology Oct 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0