Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Bulgaria's ageing medics struggle on virus front line

With just one doctor and three nurses for every 55 seriously-ill coronavirus patients, staff in the hospital in the eastern Bulgarian city of Shumen say they are at the end of their tether.


In aging, one size does not fit all

Conventional measures of age usually define people as 'old' at one chronological age, often 65. In many countries around the world, age 65 is used as a cutoff for everything from pension age to health care systems, as the ...


Financial factors most motivating in nurses' retirement choices

(HealthDay)—Older nurses report leaving the workforce before retirement or pension age primarily for financial, social, and health reasons, according to a study published online Dec. 19 in the Journal of Clinical Nursing.