Medical economics

Local authority austerity associated with poor health

Local government spending cuts are associated with worse multimorbidity and health-related quality of life according to a study by University of Manchester health economists.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

COVID subvariants cast shadow over European summer

A resurgence of COVID-19 cases in Europe, this time driven by new, fast-spreading Omicron subvariants, is once again threatening to disrupt people's summer plans.

Medical economics

A model of sustainable health care

What might a sustainable social health care enterprise look like as a mode of public health care delivery? Research from Thailand seeks to answer that question in the International Journal of Productivity and Quality Management.

Gerontology & Geriatrics

Ageism and health: Study shows close links

Nearly all older adults have experienced some form of ageism in their everyday lives, a new study finds—whether it's seeing ageist messages and images on television or the internet, encountering people who imply that they're ...

Genetics

Vitamin D deficiency directly linked to dementia

Dementia is one of the major causes of disability and dependency among older people worldwide, affecting thinking and behaviors as you age. But what if you could stop this degenerative disease in its tracks?

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