Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Expert explains ageism's toll in the age of COVID

Margaret Morganroth Gullette is one of the nation's leading voices on the negative impacts and violence of ageism. Gullette, 81 and a resident scholar at the Women's Studies Research Center of Brandeis University, is the ...

Health

The younger we feel, the better we rehabilitate

As scientists gradually discover evidence that people who feel younger than their chronological age are typically healthier and more psychologically resilient, the saying "you're only as old as you feel" rings increasingly ...

Medical research

Multiple treatments to slow age-related muscle wasting

Everyone wants to stay fit and healthy as they grow old. But as we age, our body degrades, our muscles shrink and strength declines. Some older people suffer from excessive muscle loss, a condition known as sarcopenia. University ...

Vaccination

Chile to give fourth COVID-19 vaccine dose

Chile will offer its citizens a fourth coronavirus vaccine dose from February, starting with high-risk categories, President Sebastian Pinera has announced.

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