Last Updated: Friday, November 22, 2013, 09:35
Older adults who follow dietary guidelines tend to have a better quality of life and less trouble getting around and taking care of themselves, according to a new study.
Last Updated: Wednesday, October 23, 2013, 11:37
A new study has revealed that older men and women who are consistent internet users are twice as likely to participate in screening for colorectal cancer compared with those who do not use the internet.
Last Updated: Thursday, October 03, 2013, 10:08
Researchers have for the first time been able to measure the internal pressure that enables the herpes virus to infect cells in the human body.
Last Updated: Monday, September 30, 2013, 12:44
A new study has found that after doing specific training for 12 weeks, people over the age of 90 improved their strength, power and muscle mass.
Last Updated: Friday, September 20, 2013, 13:30
By the middle of the century, the number of dependent older people in the world will nearly treble to 277 million, with almost half of those suffering from dementia, according to a new report.
Last Updated: Monday, July 29, 2013, 19:25
Due to medical advances, people are not only living longer, they are also enjoying a healthier old age, Harvard researchers including one of Indian origin have found.
Last Updated: Sunday, July 28, 2013, 16:07
As far as household myths go, there maybe some truth to these old wives` tales, which is why many still use them as quick remedies around the house.
Last Updated: Tuesday, July 09, 2013, 23:55
People, who live to an older age, are more likely to suffer from disability near the end of life and require assistance of a caregiver to complete the activities of daily living.