Study: Shift to Hospice Care Often Comes Too Late

Study: Shift to Hospice Care Often Comes Too Late
TUESDAY, Feb. 5 (HealthDay News) — Although most people would prefer to die peacefully in a comfortable setting, a new study shows that almost one in three spend some time in the intensive-care unit of a hospital in their last month of life while a …
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Alzheimer's Cases May Triple by 2050
Feb. 7, 2013 — The number of people with Alzheimer's may triple by 2050, from 4.7 million in 2010 to 13.8 million by 2050, a new study shows. "These are staggering numbers," says researcher Jennifer Weuve, MPH, ScD, of the Rush Institute for Healthy …
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A Good Mood May Boost Seniors' Brain Power
MONDAY, Feb. 4 (HealthDay News) — When older people's mood improves, so does their brain power, new research suggests. Being in a good mood appears to enhance decision-making skills and working memory among older adults, according to the study …
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