Biomedical technology

Remote assessment of health by robots from anywhere in the world

Intelligent sensing and tele-presence robotic technology, enabling health practitioners to remotely assess a person's physical and cognitive health from anywhere in the world, is being pioneered in research co-led at the ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

For seniors, COVID-19 sets off a pandemic of despair

As states relax coronavirus restrictions, older adults are advised, in most cases, to keep sheltering in place. But for some, the burden of isolation and uncertainty is becoming hard to bear.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Many older patients initiating dialysis experience functional decline

A new study published in CJASN found that functional decline within the first 6 months after initiating dialysis was highly prevalent in older adults at 17 centers in Netherlands, and the risk was higher in those with advanced ...

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