Health

Supporting dignity at end of life

At the end of life, people may have to rely on others for help with showering, dressing and going to the toilet. This loss of privacy and independence can be confronting and difficult.

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Global prevalence of young-onset dementia examined

(HealthDay)—The overall global age-standardized prevalence of young-onset dementia (YOD), in which symptoms start before age 65 years, is 119.0 per 100,000 population, according to a systematic review and meta-analysis ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Vaccinations rise in some states with soaring infections

Vaccinations are beginning to rise in some states where COVID-19 cases are soaring, White House officials said Thursday in a sign that the summer surge is getting the attention of vaccine-hesitant Americans as hospitals in ...

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