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Older coronavirus victims 350 percent likelier to experience symptoms than 10-19 year olds

The COVID-19 pandemic has shown a markedly low proportion of cases among children. Age disparities in observed cases could be ...
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How America is neglecting its growing elderly autistic population

[E]merging research suggests that autistic adults are at high risk of a broad array of physical and mental health conditions, ...
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Aging America: In 30 years, 13.8 million people in the US may have Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s disease, the most common dementia among older adults, now affects about 5.8 million U.S. residents 65 and older — ...
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Are coronavirus containment efforts more damaging ‘than the direct toll of the virus itself’?

I am deeply concerned that the social, economic and public health consequences of this near total meltdown of normal life ...
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Mediterranean diet boosts gut bacteria linked to ‘healthy’ aging in older people, study shows

While the data continues to pour in on the benefits of the Mediterranean diet for cardiac health, the lack of ...
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Are we reaching the limits of human life expectancy?

With life expectancies steadily rising in most countries, high quality care is essential for aging populations ...
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Viewpoint: Here’s why we should cut back on cancer screening for the elderly

Although some of my patients are still working full time or traveling the world in their 70s and 80s, I ...