Gerontology & Geriatrics

Caregiving can last for decades, new research shows

To most people, "caregiving" means looking after ailing relatives in their final years. But the reality is much different, with the actual workload lasting up to 30 years for some, according to University of Alberta research.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Philippines virus cases top 100,000 in 'losing battle'

Coronavirus infections in the Philippines surged past 100,000 Sunday in a troubling milestone after medical groups declared that the country was waging "a losing battle" against the virus and asked the president to reimpose ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

CDC reports the rich sleep better at night

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has conducted a sleep study and found that rich people, on average, sleep longer at night than poor people. According to a report by CNN, researchers at the agency sent ...

Gerontology & Geriatrics

CDC: 19.2 percent of unpaid caregivers in fair, poor health

(HealthDay)—Almost 20 percent of informal caregivers in the United States report being in fair or poor health, with considerable variation between states, according to research published in the Feb. 21 issue of the U.S. ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Bloodlines may matter more than love when it comes to health

Strained relationships with parents, siblings or extended family members may be more harmful to people's health than a troubled relationship with a significant other, according to a study published by the American Psychological ...

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