Obstetrics & gynaecology

New recommendations for prenatal care delivery

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists partnered with the University of Michigan to convene a panel of maternity care experts to determine new prenatal care delivery recommendations. Based on emerging evidence ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Denmark to offers fourth COVID-19 shot to some

A fourth COVID-19 vaccine dose will be offered to nursing home residents and people age 50 and over in Denmark later this year, the prime minister said Wednesday.

Health

Are highly processed foods bad for children?

A new study found that children ages 3 to 5 who consumed more ultraprocessed foods had poorer locomotor skills than children who consumed less of these foods. It also showed lower cardiovascular fitness in 12- to 15-year-olds ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Hospice improves quality of care in patients with dementia

While the hospice program was originally designed for patients with cancer, who are expected to die within six months, currently close to half of older adult hospice enrollees have a diagnosis of dementia.

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