Shanti Avedna Sadan, India’s first Hospice, takes care of the advanced terminally ill cancer patients. It offers specialised care of a hospital together with the love and care of a home free of cost.
The aims of the Institution are to care for the advanced and terminally ill cancer patients and those suffering from AIDs. It offer care to all who need it, irrespective of community caste or creed, giving preference to the poor and needy.
Professional runner Gabriele Gabe Grunewald died after a decade-long battle with cancer, not before winning thousands of fans by sharing her inspiring story.
Gabe’s husband Justin Grunewald wrote an emotional post on Instagram, “At 7:52 I said ‘I can’t wait until I get to see you again’ to my hero, my best friend, my inspiration, my wife,” Justin began the heartfelt note.
Gabe, a former track and cross-country athlete for the University of Minnesota, was first d...
Our society makes admissions of medical futility in the face of human frailty harder by equating “cure” with “fighting back” and “comfort” with “giving up,” says an article on end of life care in 'The New York Times'.
Modern health care accomplishes great feats of healing every day. But life ends; there are patients for whom real healing has become impossible. Their bodies have simply taken too many hits, writes Theresa Brown
Bi had no way of explaining to her beloved goat Sita that she was helpless, that she was undergoing treatment in various hospitals for so long. The tension evaporated when an overwhelmed Bi picked up Sita and placed her on her lap. All the welled-up love for her darling goat poured out and the reunion left no eyes dry. A while later, Sita peacefully dozed off on her Bi’s lap, without a care in the world. She slept peacefully on her mom’s lap as if she had fina...
The same medicine that's available for a few hundred rupees is also sold by another company in India at about 50 times that cost. And doctors will prescribe the more expensive formulation. That kind of practice which destroys families totally is going on unchecked