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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.
More synergy in public health between Methodist-Houston and Weill Cornell

More synergy in public health between Methodist-Houston and Weill Cornell

More research needed in "minimally conscious state"

More research needed in "minimally conscious state"

For healthier patients, create happier doctors

For healthier patients, create happier doctors

Morphine for euthanasia is a myth

Morphine for euthanasia is a myth

Yearning and not depression the most common response after a loved one dies

Yearning and not depression the most common response after a loved one dies

Tumor necrosis factor A antagonist use and cancer in patients with rheumatoid arthritis

Tumor necrosis factor A antagonist use and cancer in patients with rheumatoid arthritis

Plan to boost access to essential medicines for children

Plan to boost access to essential medicines for children

British doctors consider euthanasia issue once again

British doctors consider euthanasia issue once again

FDA gives tentative approval for generic pediatric AIDS drug

FDA gives tentative approval for generic pediatric AIDS drug

FDA gives tentative approval to new generic AIDS drug

FDA gives tentative approval to new generic AIDS drug

Euthanasia in Britain

Euthanasia in Britain

Quality of life after treatment for head and neck cancer associated with longer-term survival

Quality of life after treatment for head and neck cancer associated with longer-term survival

Recommendations for artificial nutrition and hydration

Recommendations for artificial nutrition and hydration

Study looks at childrens end-of-life care preferences

Study looks at childrens end-of-life care preferences

British Medical Journal publishes euthanasia opinions

British Medical Journal publishes euthanasia opinions

Survey of general surgeons suggests that the amount of education and training they receive in palliative care is limited

Survey of general surgeons suggests that the amount of education and training they receive in palliative care is limited

Combined computed tomography (CT) and positron emission tomography (PET) - may detect the spread of head and neck cancer more accurately

Combined computed tomography (CT) and positron emission tomography (PET) - may detect the spread of head and neck cancer more accurately

Cancer patients are being forced to bear the massive financial burden of changes in NHS treatment

Cancer patients are being forced to bear the massive financial burden of changes in NHS treatment

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

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

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