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Dementia caregiving takes toll on sleep

(Reuters Health) – Family caregivers for dementia patients don’t sleep as long or as well as other adults of the same age, a new study suggests. In an analysis of the combined data from 35 earlier studies, researchers found that dementia caregivers slept about 3 hours less per week than age-matched adults, according to the… Read More »

U.S. Supreme Court takes no action in Indiana abortion cases

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday took no action on appeals seeking to revive two restrictive Republican-backed abortion laws from Indiana, even as debate rages over a new measure in Alabama that would prohibit the procedure almost entirely. FILE PHOTO: The U.S. Supreme Court building is seen in Washington, U.S., March 26,… Read More »

Health regulator takes step towards lifting vaginal mesh implant ban

Vaginal mesh implants have been linked to painful complicationsEmily Critchfield/Duke Health By Adam Vaughan The UK health regulator has taken the first step towards NHS England lifting a temporary ban on the use of vaginal mesh implants. The implants are used to treat incontinence and prolapse in women, often after childbirth. Their use was paused last… Read More »