Study defines disparities in memory care

Patients who live in less affluent neighborhoods and those from underrepresented racial or ethnic groups are less likely than others to receive specialized care for dementia, including Alzheimer's disease, a new study from ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Researchers look at burnout among community faith leaders

Faith community nurses and other leaders play integral roles in the holistic health of rural residents, yet they are not immune to stress and burnout, according to a West Virginia University study.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Community engagement tied to less inpatient care in older adults

More social, cultural, and community engagement (SCCE) is associated with more dental and outpatient care utilization and reduced inpatient care among older adults, according to a study published online April 4 in JAMA Network ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Why cholera continues to threaten many African countries

Malawi is facing its worst cholera outbreak in two decades. The outbreak started early in 2022 and has, so far, resulted in over 18,000 cases and the loss of 750 lives. It's also forced the closure of schools and many businesses. ...


Examining stroke treatment for people with disabilities

When conducting clinical research, investigators aim to control as many variables as possible so it is easier to examine the effectiveness of new treatments. However, this sometimes means strict requirements lead to only ...

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