Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Scabies: The neglected tropical disease no one wants to talk about

Some diseases are more likely to enter public conversation than others. COVID-19 has dominated the public discourse in 2020, while cancer and AIDS are high-profile diseases that attract significant scientific and media attention. ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Nursing home COVID-19 cases rise four-fold in surge states

Despite Trump administration efforts to erect a protective shield around nursing homes, coronavirus cases are surging within facilities in states hard hit by the latest onslaught of COVID-19.

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Rural patients with Alzheimer disease have shorter survival

(HealthDay)—Rural Medicare beneficiaries with Alzheimer disease and related dementia (ADRD) spend more time in nursing homes, receive less home health care, and have shorter survival than their urban counterparts, according ...

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