Health

Middle-aged Americans report more pain than the elderly

As people age, they tend to report more acute or chronic pain—a common sign of getting older. Yet, in the United States, middle-aged adults are now reporting more pain than the elderly, according to a paper published in ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

1 in 5 in Stockholm have virus antibodies: Sweden

Sweden, which has controversially taken a softer approach to the coronavirus pandemic, said Wednesday that more than one in five people in Stockholm were believed to have developed antibodies to the virus.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

With low test rates, COVID-19 spreads in shadows

The lack of available tests for COVID-19 means the world is effectively fighting the pandemic blind and may not know the true extent of infection for months if not years, experts said Thursday.

Immunology

New study suggests rethink of dementia causes

University of Adelaide researchers have developed a new theory for the causes of dementia and other neurodegenerative diseases, involving an out-of-control immune system.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Patient-centered care during COVID-19 promoted

The COVID-19 pandemic has diminished people's ability to make in-person, human connections, and such relationships are especially important in health care. However, healthcare organizations can improve connections with their ...

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