Gerontology & Geriatrics

Hip fractures will nearly double worldwide by 2050

Osteoporotic hip fracture, already a dangerous and debilitating problem for older men and women worldwide, is poised to become a far more severe global public-health issue as the population grows older and frailer, according ...

Medical research

Study shows significant risk of sensory loss in long COVID

New research has revealed the extent of sensory loss among people suffering from long COVID, with around 30% reporting a decreased sense of smell, and a similar number finding their sense of taste continuing to be affected ...

Diabetes

Clinical trial offers more than a glimpse into eye treatments

A new clinical trial researching treatment for patients with sight loss as a result of diabetes has shown a type of laser treatment to be both cost effective and non-invasive, offering the best option for patients and health ...

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