HIV & AIDS

Fighting the HIV epidemic

Stigma is an important contributor to the continued HIV epidemic in the United States. While pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) is a medication that can be taken to prevent HIV infection, previous research has shown that a barrier ...

Gerontology & Geriatrics

End of life carers should have six months paid leave, say experts

People who look after loved ones nearing the end of their lives should be entitled to up to six months paid time off work and safeguards for their job so they can return to work, according to academics from the University ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

For seniors, financial woes can be forerunner to Alzheimer's

(HealthDay)—Unpaid bills, overdrawn accounts, dwindling investments: When seniors begin experiencing fiscal troubles, early dementia or Alzheimer's disease could be an underlying cause, researchers say.

Health

Are you accessing all your medical records online?

(HealthDay)—Surprisingly, we're still on a learning curve when it comes to the availability of electronic health records, the digital way to access what used to be paper-only files.

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