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The COVID-19 pandemic has turned virtual health from a niche service into a mainstay of modern medicine. But it’s not working for everyone.
“People living with HIV shoulder an enormous burden of cancer,” said lead researcher Joseph Sparano, MD.
Attendees will hear news about the second probable HIV cure, long-acting injectable meds and COVID-19.
Older adults said they liked the idea of “interdependence” ― acknowledging that people need one another from childhood to older age.
So there are some perks to making one more trip around the sun each year as we grow older.
How can older couples navigate challenges and protect their relationships—an essential source of comfort and support—when illness strikes?
I continue to struggle with externally looking so different and just so much older.
This notion of a domestic Peace Corps for caregiving has been circulating since 2013, when it surfaced in a Twitter chat on elder care.
It’s crucial to get the entire picture of the potential benefits and risks of treatment.
Chance and randomness certainly play major roles in deciding which individuals get cancer. But the dice are loaded.
For many, good health means more than the lack of illness or disability, and poor physical functioning plays a less important role.
A 2016 study found that just 5% of cancer patients understood their prognoses well enough to make informed decisions about their care.
Elderhood is an in-depth exploration of biases that distort society’s view of old age and that shape dysfunctional policies and practices.
Scientists have firmly established an association between direct-acting antiviral treatment and a lower risk of liver cancer and death.
Members of “help insurance” groups accompany one another to appointments, support each other through medical treatment and share informati...
When I was diagnosed two weeks before my 4-0, it did not seem that far-fetched. I guess I had been waiting for a shoe to fall.
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