Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

More caution needed to keep older adults safe from COVID-19

Survey results from 27 countries suggest that, despite their increased risk of severe illness due to COVID-19, elderly people are not more willing to isolate when asked to, and are not more compliant with several COVID-19 ...

Neuroscience

Biomarker for Parkinson's disease may originate in the gut

Parkinson's disease (PD) is a debilitating neurodegenerative disorder, impairing the motor functions of millions of elderly people worldwide. Often, people with PD will experience disturbances in gastrointestinal function, ...

Overweight & Obesity

Age is not a barrier to the benefits of weight-loss surgery

While weight-loss surgeries are not usually performed in people above the age of 65, a new study shows that these procedures can lead to successful weight loss and better diabetes control in older adults. The study, presented ...

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