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Internet can help reduce depression among elderly

Internet can help reduce depression among elderly

Last Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014, 09:31

A new research that followed the lives of thousands of retired older Americans for six years, found that Internet use among the elderly can reduce the chances of depression by more than 30 percent.

Calcium supplementation does not increase coronary heart disease in elderly women

Last Updated: Sunday, April 06, 2014, 16:47

A study has found that calcium supplementation, with or without vitamin D, does not increase coronary heart disease or cause mortality risk in elderly women.

Vitamin D insufficiency linked to increased fracture risk in elderly women

Last Updated: Sunday, April 06, 2014, 16:07

A new study has shown that long-term low levels of vitamin D intake are associated with higher 10-year fracture risk in elderly women.

Hearing loss affects personality among elderly

Last Updated: Thursday, April 03, 2014, 00:39

Hearing loss among old people leaves a deep impact in their personality as well, research finds.

Genes may thwart elderly`s exercise gains

Last Updated: Sunday, March 16, 2014, 19:16

Scientists have found that a particular gene in some elderly people may prevent them from fully reaping the health benefits of exercise.

Self-esteem boost prevents health problems in elderly

Last Updated: Thursday, March 13, 2014, 14:01

Researchers have shown that boosting self-esteem can help buffer potential health threats typically associated with the transition into older adulthood.

High protein diet may help prevent functional decline in elderly

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 12, 2014, 13:44

Researchers have suggested that a diet high in protein, particularly animal protein, may help elderly individuals maintain a higher level of physical, psychological, and social function.

Loneliness ups older adult`s chances of premature death by 14%

Last Updated: Monday, February 17, 2014, 11:31

A new study has revealed that feeling extreme loneliness can increase an older person`s chances of premature death by 14 percent.

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