Health

Access to palliative care in US hospitals still not universal

Despite rapid expansion in hospital palliative care programs in the U.S., access to these programs nationwide varies across geographic regions and depends on factors such as hospital size and tax status, according to a new ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Disparities in lung function found worldwide may impact health

A global study led by McMaster University researchers has found large differences in lung function between healthy people from different socioeconomic and geographical regions of the world which could impact their health.

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

New estimates suggest that prevalence of dementia is falling in UK

The new study, which was led by Professor Carol Brayne, of the Cambridge Institute of Public Health (CIPH), University of Cambridge, UK, is part of the Medical Research Council (MRC) funded Cognitive Function and Ageing Studies ...

Health

'Eating more protein' strategy helps women lose weight

(HealthDay)—Women who report "eating more protein" as a weight loss strategy achieve weight loss over two years, according to a study published in the May issue of the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior.

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