Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Overcrowding, old buildings fueled COVID surge in California prisons

Overcrowding, sometimes in antiquated buildings, compounded by rapidly changing conditions and the need for complex coordination, helped to drive a dramatic surge in COVID-19 in California's prisons, according to a new report ...

Medical economics

Age-related muscle loss linked to socioeconomic disadvantage

New research from Trinity shows that age-related muscle loss, known as sarcopenia, was twice as common in adults with the most socioeconomic disadvantage (47%) compared to the least socioeconomic disadvantage (21%). Consistent ...


Why Papua New Guinea vaccine coverage matters for Australians

While Australia is among the world's highest vaccinated countries, a number of Pacific nations are struggling to vaccinate even one-quarter of their population. It's an issue that has profound implications not only for the ...

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