News tagged with aging population

Assistive technologies market growing rapidly in US

Assistive technology research and commercialization needs to greatly speed up, said the executive director of Assistive Technology Partners (ATP), because the demand for devices to help people with disabilities and the elderly is poised t ...

Dec 06, 2012
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Family care taking toll on workplace

(Medical Xpress)—Caring for aging family and friends is putting the squeeze on the Canadian workplace, with an average 1.5 million workdays being missed per month by middle-aged caregivers who are also ...

Nov 26, 2012
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Ageing linked to cancer

Ageing is an unavoidable part of life, and it is often accompanied by a number of age-related illnesses. One of the biggest diseases associated with ageing is cancer, which as a result is often referred to ...

Oct 08, 2012
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What makes surgeons happy?

(Medical Xpress)—Lack of control over operating rooms and other resources as well as a lack of work-life balance are among the main reasons general surgeons may be dissatisfied with their jobs, a new study ...

Sep 28, 2012
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