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Brain function in elderly better during daytime

Last Updated: Thursday, August 07, 2014, 14:30

A new study suggests that older adults are good at multi-tasking during daytime, be it learning a friend`s telephone number to conducting complex tasks such as reasoning, comprehension and learning.

2 min of intense exercise helps elderly stay healthy

Last Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014, 15:00

Experts have revealed that intense workout regime for only 2 minutes twice a week over a month and a half would help people aged over 60 stay fit and lowered their chance of suffering a heart attack or stroke.

Daily fish oil improves brain function in elderly

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 21:11

Regular use of fish oil supplements may significantly reduce cognitive decline and improve brain function in older adults, says a study.

New compound that could halt Alzheimer`s progression identified

Last Updated: Saturday, June 28, 2014, 12:14

Sidney Strickland`s Laboratory of Neurobiology and Genetics at Rockefeller University have identified a compound that might halt the progression of Alzheimer`s by interfering with the role amyloid-beta, a small protein that forms plaques in Alzheimer`s brains, plays in the formation of blood clots.

Statins lower physical activity in older men: Study

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 10, 2014, 13:04

Muscle pain, fatigue, and weakness are common side effects in patients prescribed statins, according to a new study.

Depression in elderly associated with Alzheimer`s risk

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 10, 2014, 12:01

A new study has revealed that depression builds up beta-amyloid plaque in the brain that could cause Alzheimer`s in aged people.

Doc claims `Fifty Shades of Grey` is reason behind increasing STIs in elderly

Last Updated: Thursday, May 29, 2014, 15:13

A doctor has claimed that because of ` Fifty Shades of Grey` elderly people are encouraged to have unsafe sex and catch diseases like chlamydia, syphilis and gonorrhea.

Smiling can help fight memory loss

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 06, 2014, 08:57

A new study has revealed that humor and laughter can help lessen the damage that stress hormone cortisol has on memory and learning ability in the elderly.

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