Health care is full of buzzwords. The latest is “engagement.” The theory behind it is that all will be well if we can just get people—especially those with chronic diseases—more involved with their illnesses. But what if the opposite is true? Let’s do a simple experiment. Imagine you have a chronic [...]
Ah yes but ...more engagement to begin could mean less engagement eventually - think of that
Get the latest Facts & Figures report, providing annual statistics on the impact of Alzheimer's disease and dementia. Learn how many Americans are living with the disease, economic and caregiver burden, death rate and other key measures.
European Patients' Academy on Therapeutic Innovation (EUPATI) is project funded by the Innovative Medicines Initiative. The \"European Patients' Academy on Therapeutic Innovation\" (EUPATI) will provide scientifically reliable, objective, comprehensive information to patients on pharmaceutical R&D. It will increase the capacity of well-informed patients to be effective advocates and advisors, e.g. in clinical trials, with regulatory authorities and in ethics committees.
75 years ago Lou Gehrig delivered his famous farewell speech. Within two years, he died from ALS at age 37. Read his and other ALS stories at ALSA.org/75 to support cutting-edge research to find treatments and a cure for ALS.
The International Brain Tumour alliance highlights, a report by the American Cancer Society for estimates of childhood (birth to 14 years) and adolescent (15 to 19 years) cancers in the USA in 2014 indicates that brain and CNS tumours are in second place (21%) in the childhood category and in third place (10%) in the adolescent category. The estimated number of cases was 2,780. In 2010 the estimated number of survivors of these tumours was 59,083.