Welcome to our Weekly Roundup, bringing you a compilation of articles we’ve come across recently to help you stay up to date on some of the latest healthcare news.
This week’s edition includes stories about new tests for early detection of Alzheimer’s disease, the value of “regular doctors” and the ongoing debate over skin cancer screening best practices.
Changes in funding, consumer engagement and technology are among the trends moving the US into the next era of healthcare.
More support is needed for caregivers—often the “unseen, unpaid workforce” existing outside of the formal medical system—who are helping family members and friends age in place.
New studies by researchers around the world find that smell and eye tests could aid with early detection of Alzheimer’s Disease.
More than 76,000 people will develop melanoma this year in the US, but medical experts are divided over the pros and cons of full-body screenings.
- In a system oriented around specialities, primary care physicians remain a vital—albeit undervalued—demographic.