Gerontology & Geriatrics

For loved ones in long-term care, a phone call speaks volumes

Isolated, lonely and fearful, many older Americans living in long-term care facilities have struggled during the coronavirus pandemic—especially when in-person visits from loved ones are not allowed.

Diabetes

Conversion to type 2 diabetes declining

The number of people with pre-diabetes who go on to develop type 2 diabetes has been reducing over the past two decades, according to a study led by University of Manchester epidemiologists.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

COVID-19 may cause deadly blood clots

COVID-19 may increase the risk of blot cots in women who are pregnant or taking estrogen with birth control or hormone replacement therapy, according to a new manuscript published in the Endocrine Society's journal, Endocrinology.

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