‘It’s Pure Panic’: A Wrenching Wait at Nursing Home Where Coronavirus Took Hold

Cut off from their relatives inside a virus-stricken nursing center, families are frantically searching for help and basic information. A woman knocked on her mother’s window to get her attention at the Life Care Center of Kirkland.Credit…David Ryder/Reuters By Jack Healy, Karen Weise and Mike Baker Published March 5, 2020Updated March 6, 2020, 1:24 a.m.…

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Liver fibrosis tied to specific heart failure, regardless of HIV or hepatitis C status

(Boston)– While there is an association between liver fibrosis and heart failure, the mechanisms for this association are currently unclear but may be of particular importance for people living with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and/or hepatitis C, both of which are chronic infections that affect the liver and heart. Prior research has shown that people…

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What women really want

In the past, there has been much excitement over research that purported to show a link between changes in a woman’s cycle and how attracted she was to men behaving in different ways. However, research at the University of Göttingen using the largest sample size to date questions these results. The new research showed that…

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Skills training opens ‘DOORS’ to digital mental health for patients with serious mental illness

March 6, 2020 – Digital technologies, especially smartphone apps, have great promise for increasing access to care for patients with serious mental illness such as schizophrenia. A new training program, called DOORS, can help patients get the full benefit of innovative digital mental health tools, reports a study in the March issue of Journal of…

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