Hospice News and Research

RSS
Mammals have the power to regenerate

Mammals have the power to regenerate

Terminally-ill patients often denied chance to die at home

Terminally-ill patients often denied chance to die at home

New and improved techniques to treat cardiac arrest

New and improved techniques to treat cardiac arrest

NYT examines 'gray market' for in-home long-term care aides

NYT examines 'gray market' for in-home long-term care aides

State proposals for universal health insurance unlikely to succeed

State proposals for universal health insurance unlikely to succeed

More insurers, programs offer 'open access' hospice care

More insurers, programs offer 'open access' hospice care

Health officials accused over cover up in deaths from vCJD

Health officials accused over cover up in deaths from vCJD

Terminally ill cancer patients continue to receive aggressive treatment at end of life

Terminally ill cancer patients continue to receive aggressive treatment at end of life

Religious orientation influences elderly's fear of death

Religious orientation influences elderly's fear of death

HHS announces grants of $579.7 million to fund HIV/AIDS primary care

HHS announces grants of $579.7 million to fund HIV/AIDS primary care

New guidelines to battle heart failure

New guidelines to battle heart failure

Asian American and Pacific Island women less likely to receive breast-conserving surgery

Asian American and Pacific Island women less likely to receive breast-conserving surgery

At the end of life hospices better option for the elderly than nursing homes

At the end of life hospices better option for the elderly than nursing homes

Hospice referral rates increase with intervention

Hospice referral rates increase with intervention

Most people with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) are not depressed

Most people with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) are not depressed

Research looks at palliative care services in hospitals

Research looks at palliative care services in hospitals

Good communication skills can improve academic achievement, self-esteem, social adjustment

Good communication skills can improve academic achievement, self-esteem, social adjustment

Bush will seek a record $70.8 billion in 2006 for Veterans Affairs

Bush will seek a record $70.8 billion in 2006 for Veterans Affairs

Shorter hospice enrollment was linked to elevated depression among family caregivers

Shorter hospice enrollment was linked to elevated depression among family caregivers

Clinical care of community-dwelling older adults with advanced chronic diseases would be enhanced by identifying and alleviating the range of symptoms they experience

Clinical care of community-dwelling older adults with advanced chronic diseases would be enhanced by identifying and alleviating the range of symptoms they experience