Gerontology & Geriatrics

To live independently longer, look to inexpensive home hacks

The pandemic has exposed weaknesses in nursing homes, causing many families to rethink whether to keep an aging parent at home instead. Now a new study by UC San Francisco has found that many elderly Americans lack the basic ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

One in 10 have long-term effects eight months after mild COVID-19

Eight months after mild COVID-19, 1 in 10 people still have at least one moderate to severe symptom that is perceived as having a negative impact on their work, social or home life. The most common long-term symptoms are ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Qatar reimposes lockdown after coronavirus surge

Qatar announced the reimposition of strict lockdown measures on Wednesday, banning most indoor activities except retail and work in an effort to contain surging coronavirus cases.

Medical research

Is home screening a true colonoscopy alternative?

There are a few things in life that are, for the most part, universally recognized: the joy of welcoming a child, the fear of embarrassment, and the dread of getting a colonoscopy.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New tool assesses patients' home dialysis experience

Researchers have developed a new tool to assess patients' opinions and experience concerning home dialysis care. The tool is described in an upcoming issue of CJASN.

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