Medical economics

Caregiving a concern as Hispanic community in U.S. ages faster

Caregiving has been part of María Aranda's life since she was a young girl, when her Puerto Rican grandmother and namesake lived with her family in the Los Angeles area. She remembers watching her mother and other family ...

Gerontology & Geriatrics

Prevalence of hearing loss in seniors increases with age

Older adults have a high prevalence of hearing loss, which increases with age, reaching 96.2 percent for those aged 90 years and older, according to a study published online July 28 in JAMA Network Open.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Research leads way in preventing disease outbreaks in urban areas

A new paper sets out key research done by scientists at the University of Liverpool with partners to show that disease may be more likely to jump from animals to humans in parts of a city hosting high densities of people, ...

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