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In South Africa the concept of creating a “hospital at home” is finding traction fast and intravenous drip treatment is already being administered frequently at home.
The bathroom layout, its design, fixtures, and fittings are probably one of the most important spaces within a dwelling where one should maximise access and minimise risks.
The goal of cancer screening is to detect cancer at an early stage when it can still potentially be cured. Earlier diagnosis results in better chances of survival and reduced number of deaths.
The changes experienced as you age are something nobody can adequately prepare you for. Some of these physical changes include weakness, problems with balance, immobility, and stiff joints, all affecting your quality of life.
The modern approach to cancer treatment and care of patients with cancer follows a multi-disciplinary clinical team approach. According to the World Health Organisation the main goals of a cancer diagnosis and treatment are to cure or considerably prolong the life of patients.
Serotonin is said to determine our emotions, moods, and affect. The physiology of serotonin implies it in the regulation of biological pharmacological actions in the body and alterations in serotonergic function may account for behavioural disturbances commonly observed in the elderly.
Wellbeing also includes mental health and the broader concept of a well-lived life. There are various aspects that can be looked at.
As our population is ageing, more and more families will be affected in one way or the other by the dreaded “dementia” diagnosis. Dementia is an umbrella term which includes Alzheimer’s disease, vascular dementia, and Lewy Body dementia to name a few.
Living a healthy life sounds so easy, yet we often fail miserably. We do not have healthy habits and often don’t realise that small things can have a significant impact on our health.