Gerontology & Geriatrics

Planning for a growing elderly population

The fact that people are living longer lives represents one of the crowning achievements of the last century, but also requires careful planning on the part of governments. A new IIASA study investigated the prevalence of ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Where people burn out most during COVID-19

Research is identifying the regions where working adults are more likely to burn out during the COVID-19 crisis: The key is the distance to the epicenter—but not how you might imagine.

Sports medicine & Kinesiology

Can exercise improve video game performance?

Time spent playing video games is often seen as time stolen from physical activities. Research has shown that exercise has many physical and cognitive benefits. But what if exercise could benefit video game performance as ...

Arthritis & Rheumatism

Osteoarthritis can increase your risk for social isolation

When older adults become lonely—a condition health professionals call "social isolation"—their health and well-being can suffer. In fact, there may be a link between being socially isolated and osteoarthritis (arthritis) ...

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