Health

Perception of palliative care in South Asian populations

When dealing with a life-limiting illness, palliative care can improve the quality of life for patients and families. However, for many people, the fear of 'end of life' care prevents them from exploring it. A recent study ...

Health

Q&A: What is palliative care and who needs it?

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My 65 year-old-mother was diagnosed recently with Parkinson's disease. A friend mentioned that we should see a palliative care doctor to develop a care plan. I don't think my mother is dying anytime soon. ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Sweden sticks to its guns as COVID cases rise

Sweden is seeing an uptick in coronavirus infections and introducing targeted measures, but the country that famously refused to lock down is sticking to its guns and insisting coercive methods are not the way to go.

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