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(University of Nevada, Reno) A new study at the University of Nevada, Reno has found a potential way to reduce the environmental presence of Triclosan, an antimicrobial that is also linked to problems...
(Association for Psychological Science) Fear of death is a fundamental part of the human experience -- we dread the possibility of pain and suffering and we worry that we'll face the end alone. Althou...
Today, in the New England Journal of Medicine, the team from University Health Network in Toronto that developed the organization's protocol for medical assistance in dying (MAiD) describes UHN's appr...
Fear of death is a fundamental part of the human experience–we dread the possibility of pain and suffering and we worry that we’ll face the end alone. Although thinking about dying c...
Fewer babies are dying in the U.S., federal researchers report.The infant mortality rate has fallen by 15 percent.
Whether you have cancer or heart disease or diabetes, dying has its own biology and symptoms. It’s a diagnosis in itself.
This Review provides an overview of the cross-presentation of antigens derived from dead cells and describes how immunological signals from dying cells influence T cell cross-priming. The authors prop...
RT'A beautiful end': Hospital grants dying patient's wish to drink wine with family (PHOTO)RTA man's dying wish for one last cigarette and a glass of wine has been granted by a team of nurses in Denma...
The Neuberger review made a number of recommendations to improve end of life care, including research into the biology of dying. An important aspect of the biology of dying is the identification of bi...
This article explores at least two dominant critiques of assisted dying from a disability rights perspective. In spite of these critiques, I conclude that assisted dying ought to be permissible. I arr...
Aging and terminally ill individuals in U.S. prisons are increasing, making critical the need for appropriate end-of-life (EOL) care and advance care planning (ACP). Applying Bandura's Agentic perspec...
A man with motor neurone disease has been granted permission by the Court of Appeal to seek judicial review the criminalisation of assisted dying under the Suicide Act 1961, section 2(1). In this arti...
Although most nurses in critical care settings provide nursing care for marital couples when 1 of the partners is dying, this is a relatively new area of research.