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Hospices struggle to provide bereavement support to children before and after parental death

Hospices struggle to provide bereavement support to children before and after parental death

Brain imaging may help predict when liquid biopsy will benefit individual glioblastoma patients

Brain imaging may help predict when liquid biopsy will benefit individual glioblastoma patients

Biomarkers in blood samples can predict clinical response to immunotherapy in metastatic NSCLC

Biomarkers in blood samples can predict clinical response to immunotherapy in metastatic NSCLC

TMS shows promise in treating broader range of neurological conditions

TMS shows promise in treating broader range of neurological conditions

Study uses machine learning to identify personalized brain networks in kids

Study uses machine learning to identify personalized brain networks in kids

Loyola Medicine expert detects and treats abdominal aortic aneurysm

Loyola Medicine expert detects and treats abdominal aortic aneurysm

DNA misfolding linked to heightened risk for Type 1 diabetes

DNA misfolding linked to heightened risk for Type 1 diabetes

Patients use smartphones more than wearable devices to track physical activity

Patients use smartphones more than wearable devices to track physical activity

Study highlights urgent need to address funding and workforce in palliative care

Study highlights urgent need to address funding and workforce in palliative care

What to do if your home health care agency ditches you

What to do if your home health care agency ditches you

Why home health care is suddenly harder to come by for Medicare patients

Why home health care is suddenly harder to come by for Medicare patients

Death receptor pathway drives resistance to CAR T cell therapy

Death receptor pathway drives resistance to CAR T cell therapy

Psychedelic drug has enduring antianxiety and antidepressant effects in cancer patients

Psychedelic drug has enduring antianxiety and antidepressant effects in cancer patients

New stigma-reduction intervention benefits obese individuals who struggle with poor self-image

New stigma-reduction intervention benefits obese individuals who struggle with poor self-image

Quality of end-of-life care in ICUs higher than other hospital departments

Quality of end-of-life care in ICUs higher than other hospital departments

Patients want a ‘good death’ at home, but hospice care can badly strain families

Patients want a ‘good death’ at home, but hospice care can badly strain families

Diagnosed with dementia, she documented her wishes. They said no.

Diagnosed with dementia, she documented her wishes. They said no.

Asian parents with terminally ill children may not share psychological pain with their spouses

Asian parents with terminally ill children may not share psychological pain with their spouses

New study challenges concerns over readmission reduction initiatives in hospitals

New study challenges concerns over readmission reduction initiatives in hospitals

Hospital readmission program not associated with increased risk of death in patients

Hospital readmission program not associated with increased risk of death in patients