Swiss group examines possibility of offering end-of-life assistance to healthy elderly – Xinhua

Swiss group examines possibility of offering end-of-life assistance to healthy elderly
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GENEVA, June 19 (Xinhua) — A Swiss working group is looking into the possibility of offering assistance of leaving the world in a peaceful manner to elderly people who are still in good health but tired of life, according to EXIT, a Switzerland-based …

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Patients nearing end of life receptive to “deprescribing” cholesterol medicine: study – Xinhua


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Patients nearing end of life receptive to "deprescribing" cholesterol medicine: study
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SAN FRANCISCO, June 5 (Xinhua) — New research suggests patients nearing the end of their lives because of a "life-limiting illness" may not feel medically abandoned if their doctor wants to take them off drugs that control their cholesterol. Jon

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China Focus: More Chinese committed to end-of-life care – Xinhua … – Xinhua


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Li Lingjun(R), a social worker in her 60s, is chatting with an Alzheimer's patient, alongside with a teenage volunteer, on Aug.14, 2016. (Xinhua/Luo Chun).

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China Focus: More Chinese committed to end-of-life care
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Dressed in Tibetan cloak, Sangye Tashi's job is to relieve the suffering of cancer patients with his singing and provide end-of-life care to elderly patients haunted by bodily pains, fear of death and loneliness. At the Carnation Geriatric Hospital in

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