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28 million Mexicans experience pain

15 de February de 2015 | 10:55 am
Dr. Silvia Allende Perez, Head of the Palliative Care Service at the National Cancer Institute (INCAN), part of the Ministry of Health, said during...

Health Experts Reaffirm Importance of Palliative Care

26 de November de 2014 | 10:55 am
On the International Congress on Care at the End of Life, Guanajuato’s Health Minister Francisco Ortiz Aldana said that due to the alarming increase...

Guanajuato Urged to Prevent Lung Disease and Provide Care for Terminal Patients

20 de November de 2014 | 3:55 pm
Under the World Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Day, Luis Carlos Zuñiga Duran, Deputy Health Director in Guanajuato, said in a press conference that...

End-of-Life Discussions Often Miss Terminal Patients’ Priorities: Study Shows

5 de November de 2014 | 3:55 pm
A recent Canadian study found that doctors often missed important points when discussing with terminal patients and their families about end-of life care. The...

New Drug may Help Reverse Alzheimer Deterioration

26 de August de 2014 | 10:55 am
A new drug developed by researchers at Yale School of Medicine could help reverse cognitive impairments caused by Alzheimer’s disease. The results of this...

Lupus Patients are among the most Readmitted to Hospitals

18 de August de 2014 | 3:55 pm
A study at the University of California in San Francisco (UCSF) concluded that patients with lupus have one of the highest hospital readmission rates....

Natural Light Benefits Mood of Nurses

15 de August de 2014 | 3:55 pm
According to a study published by the journal Health Environments Research and Design, exposure to natural light may be a factor that benefits the...

Lidocaine Reduces Pain in Patients with Fibromyalgia

7 de August de 2014 | 12:11 am
Patients diagnosed with fibromyalgia (a long-term condition that causes muscular pain and fatigue) complain of chronic all over their bodies, but often doctors have difficulty detecting...

It is Fundamental Reinforcing the Palliative Care Culture

6 de July de 2014 | 3:55 pm
The head of the Ministry of Health of Mexico City (Sedesa), Armando Ahued Ortega, considered essential building a culture in palliative care in Mexico...

Brain Death

19 de February de 2014 | 12:55 pm
Brain death can be defined in a simple way as the permanent loss of cerebral and brainstem functions. However, this definition does not really cover...

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