Diseases through the decades – here’s what to look out for in your 40s, 60s, 80s and beyond

You’re another year older but that doesn’t have to mean poorer health. Lorene Farrugia Many diseases develop and become more likely as we age. Here are some of the most common conditions, and how you can reduce your risk of getting them as you clock...

It’s hard to think about, but frail older women in nursing homes get sexually abused too

Eliminating sexual abuse in nursing homes is a major challenge. from shutterstock.com We don’t often think of older women being victims of sexual assault, but such assaults occur in many settings and circumstances, including in nursing homes. Our research, published this week in the journal Legal Medicine, analysed...