Palliative Care News and Research

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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 couples-based intervention shows potential to reduce caregiver distress

New couples-based intervention shows potential to reduce caregiver distress

New program aims to prevent unnecessary hospital admissions for older adults

New program aims to prevent unnecessary hospital admissions for older adults

Research reveals family perceptions of end-of-life care for patients with advanced CKD

Research reveals family perceptions of end-of-life care for patients with advanced CKD

In India’s burgeoning pain market, U.S. drugmakers stand to gain

In India’s burgeoning pain market, U.S. drugmakers stand to gain

Breast cancer patients with mental health conditions have higher opioid use, reduced survival

Breast cancer patients with mental health conditions have higher opioid use, reduced survival

People who work with animals may be at increased risk of mental health issues

People who work with animals may be at increased risk of mental health issues

Racial and ethnic disparities exist in palliative care use among hospitalized patients with ESKD

Racial and ethnic disparities exist in palliative care use among hospitalized patients with ESKD

Characteristics of older adults with moderately severe dementia differ depending on care settings

Characteristics of older adults with moderately severe dementia differ depending on care settings

Most older people with advancing dementia remain at home, despite pain and poor health

Most older people with advancing dementia remain at home, despite pain and poor health

The talk seniors need to have with doctors before surgery

The talk seniors need to have with doctors before surgery

Novel palliative care approach for caregivers of children with rare diseases shows preliminary success

Novel palliative care approach for caregivers of children with rare diseases shows preliminary success

New staffing model based on team approach for specialist palliative care

New staffing model based on team approach for specialist palliative care

One dose of HPV vaccine has comparable effectiveness to two or three doses

One dose of HPV vaccine has comparable effectiveness to two or three doses

Mission of UTA associate professor: Preparing nurses to care for aging population

Mission of UTA associate professor: Preparing nurses to care for aging population

AI-enabled device detects if targeted chemotherapy is working

AI-enabled device detects if targeted chemotherapy is working

Study could lead to new strategies for slowing the growth of glioblastoma

Study could lead to new strategies for slowing the growth of glioblastoma

Introduction of default physician order reduces unnecessary imaging for cancer patients

Introduction of default physician order reduces unnecessary imaging for cancer patients

In secret, seniors discuss ‘rational suicide’

In secret, seniors discuss ‘rational suicide’

Researchers explore new immune checkpoint for head and neck cancer

Researchers explore new immune checkpoint for head and neck cancer

Study identifies proteins that interact with processes regulating gene p53

Study identifies proteins that interact with processes regulating gene p53