Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Alzheimer's and aducanumab: Unjust profits and false hopes

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration's controversial decision to approve aducanumab for the treatment of Alzheimer's disease raises at least three major ethical issues that need to be addressed, states a new article in the ...

Health

Speaking up to give voice to the severely disabled

The question of who speaks for patients with traumatic brain injuries when considering medical decisions is the subject of a commentary in the American Journal of Bioethics Neuroscience by Marie-Christine Nizzi, a research ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

World won't vanquish virus this year: WHO

It is unrealistic to think the world will be done with the COVID-19 pandemic by the end of the year, the World Health Organization warned Monday.

Health

Why doesn't sleep advice talk about sex?

At the best of times, half of all Canadians report that they have trouble falling asleep and staying asleep. The stress of living through a pandemic is only making matters worse. Yet advice on insomnia seldom mentions a potential ...

Health

UK to push at G-7 for global standard on 'vaccine passports'

Britain plans to use its presidency of the Group of Seven economic powers to push for an internationally recognized system of vaccine passports that could allow world travel to resume, though Prime Minister Boris Johnson ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Vaccine passports can work, but face 12 challenges

COVID-19 vaccine passports could be created, but significant challenges need to be overcome first, according to a report today from a panel led by Oxford Professors Melinda Mills and Chris Dye, which outlines a dozen issues ...

Other

Frozen egg wastage prompts calls for women to donate unused eggs

Current estimates suggest that less than one in five women who freeze their eggs will return to use them later. With more women needing donor eggs to conceive—often sourced from overseas countries—researchers are encouraging ...

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