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Geriatricians call for creative and wide-reaching solutions to end-of-life care for patients with dementia

Geriatricians call for creative and wide-reaching solutions to end-of-life care for patients with dementia

Study shows how people with severe and persistent mental illnesses live their everyday lives

Study shows how people with severe and persistent mental illnesses live their everyday lives

SARS survivor to share his personal and professional experience of SARS

SARS survivor to share his personal and professional experience of SARS

Contrary to popular belief, epidemics do not occur spontaneously after a natural disaster

Contrary to popular belief, epidemics do not occur spontaneously after a natural disaster

Drug shortages are having major negative effects on patient care and hospital costs

Drug shortages are having major negative effects on patient care and hospital costs

PAHO aids relief efforts in Caribbean

PAHO aids relief efforts in Caribbean

Liver cancer, cirrhosis of the liver and other diseases related to hepatitis B infection will continue to increase

Liver cancer, cirrhosis of the liver and other diseases related to hepatitis B infection will continue to increase

WHO urges Member States to act now to avoid a major HIV/AIDS epidemic

WHO urges Member States to act now to avoid a major HIV/AIDS epidemic

Experts discuss antibiotic resistance, tuberculosis, malaria, vaccines, maternal mortality, childhood diseases and health sector reform

Experts discuss antibiotic resistance, tuberculosis, malaria, vaccines, maternal mortality, childhood diseases and health sector reform

Premiums for employer-sponsored health insurance rose at about five times the rate of inflation

Premiums for employer-sponsored health insurance rose at about five times the rate of inflation

More than one billion people will be over 60 years old by 2025

More than one billion people will be over 60 years old by 2025

Many low-income countries are unlikely to reach the health targets set for 2015

Many low-income countries are unlikely to reach the health targets set for 2015

Doctors have a horrible track record in their profession of recognizing physicians with difficult personalities and dealing with them effectively

Doctors have a horrible track record in their profession of recognizing physicians with difficult personalities and dealing with them effectively

New cooperation along the United States-Mexico Border

New cooperation along the United States-Mexico Border

Are Latin America and the Caribbean ready to meet the health challenges of the coming senior boom?

Are Latin America and the Caribbean ready to meet the health challenges of the coming senior boom?

African-Americans and Asians more pessimistic about the health systems ability to cope with a bioterrorist event

African-Americans and Asians more pessimistic about the health systems ability to cope with a bioterrorist event

Contract for the production of an investigational vaccine based on an H9N2 strain of avian influenza virus

Contract for the production of an investigational vaccine based on an H9N2 strain of avian influenza virus

New initiative aimed at reducing the excessively high rates of stroke

New initiative aimed at reducing the excessively high rates of stroke

Current estimates have cardiovascular disease (CVD) accounting for 17 million deaths annually

Current estimates have cardiovascular disease (CVD) accounting for 17 million deaths annually

$19 million in grants to help 66 of the nation’s health centers expand capacity

$19 million in grants to help 66 of the nation’s health centers expand capacity