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Palliative care is an approach that improves the quality of life of patients and their families facing the problem associated with life-threatening illness, through the prevention and relief of suffering by means of early identification and impeccable assessment and treatment of pain and other problems, physical, psychosocial and spiritual.
Study aims to find which outreach method is more effective at improving cancer screening rates

Study aims to find which outreach method is more effective at improving cancer screening rates

Severe maternal morbidities highly linked to pregnant woman's risk of death

Severe maternal morbidities highly linked to pregnant woman's risk of death

Childlessness influences Chinese adults' end-of-life care preferences

Childlessness influences Chinese adults' end-of-life care preferences

Study: Wide and varied body of evidence support best practices in palliative care

Study: Wide and varied body of evidence support best practices in palliative care

Innovative supportive care model tackles burdensome symptoms, challenges of dementia

Innovative supportive care model tackles burdensome symptoms, challenges of dementia

Newer vaccine far more successful in preventing shingles, systematic review reveals

Newer vaccine far more successful in preventing shingles, systematic review reveals

Incidence of stroke has risen steadily among marijuana users, show studies

Incidence of stroke has risen steadily among marijuana users, show studies

Review: Terminally-ill homeless adults face significant barriers in accessing palliative care

Review: Terminally-ill homeless adults face significant barriers in accessing palliative care

Congress targets misuse of hospice drugs

Congress targets misuse of hospice drugs

Brightree releases new BrightreeCARE app

Brightree releases new BrightreeCARE app

New Vatican-based white paper describes expert-led effort to improve global palliative care

New Vatican-based white paper describes expert-led effort to improve global palliative care

Day-tripping to the dispensary: Seniors in pain hop aboard the canna-bus

Day-tripping to the dispensary: Seniors in pain hop aboard the canna-bus

Health care organizations can play key role in supporting unemployed patients find a job

Health care organizations can play key role in supporting unemployed patients find a job

Research finds why foods high in unsaturated fats protect against cardiovascular disease

Research finds why foods high in unsaturated fats protect against cardiovascular disease

UQ drug expert supports current medicinal cannabis policies in Australia

UQ drug expert supports current medicinal cannabis policies in Australia

Study shows that clinical diagnosis is not best predictor of avoidable hospitalization

Study shows that clinical diagnosis is not best predictor of avoidable hospitalization

Study shows new options to lower heart disease risk in people with diabetes

Study shows new options to lower heart disease risk in people with diabetes

Conditions of first sexual encounter can be indicators of future HIV risk and gender-based violence

Conditions of first sexual encounter can be indicators of future HIV risk and gender-based violence

‘No one is ever really ready’: Aid-in-dying patient chooses his last day

‘No one is ever really ready’: Aid-in-dying patient chooses his last day

Palliative care associated with reduced risk of suicide in veterans with lung cancer

Palliative care associated with reduced risk of suicide in veterans with lung cancer