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 ...

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Telephone consults convenient, effective for gynecological care

(HealthDay)—Gynecology outpatients receiving telephone consultations (TCs) mostly describe their experience as good or very good, with positive themes including convenience and effectiveness, according to a study published ...

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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.

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