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Euthanasia: between death and life
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Euthanasia: between death and life

Controversy and discord hides the etymology of the term: “a good death”. And using the proper term will always prompt deeper reflection. _ Lorena Liquete Despite being in the 21st century, this concept continues to infuriate people and accumulate defenders and opposition, generating a debate that still hasn’t reached its […]

Dementia… delirium and patience
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Dementia… delirium and patience

The aging of the population is one of the most important achievements of the last 100 years; the period of time in which life expectancy grew significantly. _ Vivian Collazo Montano From 33.9 and 35.7 years old in 1900 for men and women, today it exceeds 82 years old in […]

Hypersomnia: sleep becomes a cause for alarm
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Hypersomnia: sleep becomes a cause for alarm

Sleeping disorders are often symptomatic of wider health problems which can cause serious disruption to people’s lives such as serious accidents and in the case of Narcolepsy even death. José A de la Osa Sleep patterns vary throughout the course of our lifetimes and everyone’s needs are unique. . The […]

Mythomania: When lying is more than just a habit
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Mythomania: When lying is more than just a habit

Someone who feels compelled to make things up constantly could be suffering from mythomania – a psychological condition which leads the person to distort reality, and which, in the majority of cases, is found in people with low self-esteem who seek attention from others. Javier Duque The late José Saramago, […]