Demystifying morphine and hospice in Africa

6 December 2018 0

In Africa, palliative care equals death. Not because hospices are ill equipped, or governments have grossly neglected the patients, but because of cultural biases. Few households talk about end-of-life care even if a patient has [more]

Cannabis can be an option in palliative care

17 May 2018 0

Cannabis is an effective and safe option to help patients cope with malignancy related symptoms, such as nausea, vomiting, sleep disorders, pain, anxiety, and depression. In a scenario where a physician often prescribes one medication [more]


Number 56

1 September 2013 0

Selected reports edited by Janet Fricker Study evaluates specificity and sensitivity of lung cancer screening =>New England Journal of Medicine The latest data to be published from the US National Lung Screening Trial (NLST) documents [more]

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