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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.
New strategy makes palliative care more accessible to patients with chronic illnesses

New strategy makes palliative care more accessible to patients with chronic illnesses

COVID-19's unseen impact: study reveals surge in home deaths across 32 countries

COVID-19's unseen impact: study reveals surge in home deaths across 32 countries

68Ga-FAPI PET imaging superior to existing methods for detecting pancreatic cancer

68Ga-FAPI PET imaging superior to existing methods for detecting pancreatic cancer

Study reveals burnout and professional dissatisfaction driving physicians to leave their practices

Study reveals burnout and professional dissatisfaction driving physicians to leave their practices

Study highlights underutilization of end-of-life care for patients with malignant urinary obstruction

Study highlights underutilization of end-of-life care for patients with malignant urinary obstruction

Groundbreaking treatment tool being developed for male breast cancer diagnosis

Groundbreaking treatment tool being developed for male breast cancer diagnosis

Psilocybin may benefit individuals with cancer and major depression

Psilocybin may benefit individuals with cancer and major depression

Dementia patients often receive different treatment after hospital transfer, study finds

Dementia patients often receive different treatment after hospital transfer, study finds

$3.9 million NIH grant supports research on the Effects of integrated palliative care on Parkinson’s, related dementia

$3.9 million NIH grant supports research on the Effects of integrated palliative care on Parkinson’s, related dementia

New "Core Outcome Measure Set" developed to assess the severity and impact of Long COVID

New "Core Outcome Measure Set" developed to assess the severity and impact of Long COVID

NCCN releases new resources to improve quality of life for people with cancer

NCCN releases new resources to improve quality of life for people with cancer

Immersive VR interventions effective in reducing pain and distress among cancer patients

Immersive VR interventions effective in reducing pain and distress among cancer patients

Review of Oregon's assisted dying law finds significant data gaps

Review of Oregon's assisted dying law finds significant data gaps

Positivefeedback can help increase mutual appreciation among healthcare workers

Positivefeedback can help increase mutual appreciation among healthcare workers

Experts provide guidance on opioid management in individuals with cancer-related pain

Experts provide guidance on opioid management in individuals with cancer-related pain

Convincing evidence supports avoidance of cannabis during adolescence, pregnancy and while driving

Convincing evidence supports avoidance of cannabis during adolescence, pregnancy and while driving

Lorazepam linked to shorter progression-free survival in pancreatic cancer patients

Lorazepam linked to shorter progression-free survival in pancreatic cancer patients

Does depression in caregivers affect the prognosis of Parkinson’s disease patients?

Does depression in caregivers affect the prognosis of Parkinson’s disease patients?

Peppermint oil may be new option for pain relief after open heart surgery

Peppermint oil may be new option for pain relief after open heart surgery

PCORI awards $208 million to fund 17 new comparative clinical effectiveness research studies

PCORI awards $208 million to fund 17 new comparative clinical effectiveness research studies

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