Oncology & Cancer

Colon cancer: A growing risk for young men

When Chadwick Boseman died of colon cancer a few months ago, I was surprised that he was so young—I always thought it was an old person's disease. What are the risk factors for younger people, especially men?

Overweight & Obesity

Age is no barrier to successful weight loss, new study finds

Obese patients over the age of 60 can lose an equivalent amount of weight as younger people using only lifestyle changes, according to a new study from the University of Warwick and University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire ...

Vaccination

German vaccine maker gives hope as US virus deaths top 250,000

The German maker of a top coronavirus vaccine said on Friday its jab could be delivered as early as December, offering more promising news even as virus deaths in the world's worst affected country, the United States, passed ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Researchers find evidence of pandemic fatigue

A new study from the USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology shows that the behavioral responses to COVID-19 differed by age. The research, led by Jung Ki Kim, research associate professor at the USC Leonard Davis School, ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Significant psychological toll from COVID-19 lockdown

Research published today has confirmed the nationwide Alert Level 4 COVID-19 lockdown had a significant toll on New Zealanders' well-being, especially for younger people—but the results were not all negative.

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