While vaccinations remain the most effective prevention strategy to maintain immunity for a prolonged period, adult immunisation remains neglected.
A new research has found that older adults are more willing to make an effort to help others as compared to younger adults.
The percentage of adults, 65 and older, who were prescribed a 'fall- risk-increasing' drug climbed to 94 per cent in 2017, a significant leap from 57 per cent in 1999, suggests a study.
One in every three adults, particularly women, younger adults and those of lower socioeconomic status, are experiencing psychological distress related to Covid-19, a new study suggests.
Routine eye imaging can identify changes in the retina that may be associated with cognitive disorders in older people with Type-1 diabetes, researchers say.
Nearly two-third (61 per cent) of the people in the US aged 65 or more, who have concerns about having depression, will not seek treatment, said researchers, including one of Indian-origin.
Prevalence of diabetes has increased manifold in the city with lifestyle changes and poor management of the disease. A city-based study highlighted that Chennai is becoming the diabetes capital of the...