Gerontology & Geriatrics

Strong relationships promote physical activity in older adults

Relationships are key to influencing positive health behaviors and should not be forgotten during social distancing due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Strong relationships can help adults stay active in older age, according to ...


Younger onset of T2DM tied to poorer initial glycemic control

(HealthDay)—Adults diagnosed with type 2 diabetes between the ages of 21 and 44 years have higher initial hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) levels and a lower likelihood of achieving glycemic control within one year of diagnosis versus ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Study shows middle-age COVID-19 mortality risk

Middle-aged people, and not just the elderly, have a dramatically higher risk of dying or developing serious illness from COVID-19, new research from Britain showed Tuesday.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Bosnia reports first two coronavirus cases

Bosnia reported on Thursday its first confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus, in a man who recently travelled to Italy and his child.

Oncology & Cancer

Being overweight may raise your risk for advanced prostate cancer

A new study links being overweight in middle age and later adulthood to a greater risk of advanced prostate cancer. Jeanine Genkinger, Ph.D., an epidemiologist at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, and colleagues ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

No money for masterpieces: Louvre bans cash over virus fears

The Louvre museum in Paris is temporarily no longer accepting cash as part of new measures that helped persuade employees worried about catching the coronavirus to return to work Wednesday.

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