Doubling of type 1 diabetes cases anticipated globally from 2021 to 2040
Sep 27, 2022
Highest burden of new cases expected to be in low- and middle-income countries
Poll: Seven in 10 older adults report joint pain or arthritis
Sep 20, 2022
Conversations are needed by older adults and their health care providers about treatments for arthritis and their risks
Physician burnout may raise risk for patient safety events
Sep 16, 2022
Burnout in physicians is associated with a decrease in job satisfaction and with increased patient safety events and patient dissatisfaction, according to a review published online Sept. 14 in The BMJ.
Poor periodontal health linked to cognitive decline, dementia
Sep 08, 2022
Independent association seen for tooth loss with increased risk for both cognitive decline and dementia
Biden administration will stop sending out free COVID-19 tests on Friday
Aug 29, 2022
Move comes as the stockpile of test kits is shrinking and fewer Americans are testing for COVID-19
Up to 4 million Americans out of work with long COVID
Aug 26, 2022
Numbers could translate into at least $170 billion in lost wages a year, a new report suggests
Rates of severe COVID-19 lower with Nirmatrelvir in older adults
Aug 25, 2022
Rate of hospitalization due to COVID-19 and death reduced for treated versus untreated patients among those aged 65 years and older
Leisure activities inversely linked to dementia, Alzheimer disease
Aug 11, 2022
Leisure activities are associated with a reduced risk for dementia and Alzheimer disease (AD), according to a systematic review and meta-analysis published online Aug. 10 in Neurology.
Most older Americans say they will get updated COVID-19 booster in fall
Aug 10, 2022
Most older U.S. adults are prepared to roll up their sleeves to get an updated COVID-19 booster shot once one becomes available, a new poll shows.
Long-term loneliness tied to risk for memory decline
Aug 08, 2022
Cumulative loneliness may be a risk factor for accelerated memory decline in older adults, according to a study published online Aug. 3 in Alzheimer’s & Dementia.