Tag Archives: disability

Back pain research: Skirting around the edges?

Low back pain is the leading cause of disability worldwide. The fact that it is seldom possible to identify a specific nociceptive cause is thought to be a major barrier to its successful management. At the same

Fruit flies become disabled prior to death

Disability among the elderly costs the U. S. healthcare systems billions of dollars each year. Much of this cost is experienced in the months and years before death. While it is clear we cannot avoid death, perhaps

More sitting during a day increases the probability of developing the metabolic syndrome in older adults

We all would like to stay fit and independent for the rest of our lives. In order to live longer in good health we need to change or adjust our lifestyle. Scientists make an enormous effort by