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2 min of intense exercise helps elderly stay healthy

Last Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014, 13:47

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.

Elderly woman killed over land dispute; six held

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 12:01

An elderly woman was allegedly killed by a group of villagers over a land dispute near Ambernath in the district, rural police said on Wednesday.

Posing as courier delivery boys, 2 youths rob house

Last Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014, 01:46

Two youths posing as courier delivery boys allegedly committed armed robbery today at a house in Outer Delhi`s Rohini area and also thrashed its elderly woman occupant in the process, police said.

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.

Elderly woman killed by bear in Anantnag

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 17:13

An elderly woman was killed by a bear in Anantnag district of South Kashmir, police said today.

66-yr-old woman found murdered in Central Delhi

Last Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014, 01:27

An elderly woman was found dead and her residence ransacked in West Patel Nagar area of Central Delhi this evening, police said.

Fire at hospital for elderly kills 21 in latest major South Korea accident

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 28, 2014, 05:02

A fire at a rural South Korean hospital for chronically ill elderly patients on Wednesday killed 21 people and injured eight in the second major fire this week as the country still mourns victims of a ferry disaster last month.

Man arrested for molesting elderly woman

Last Updated: Friday, May 02, 2014, 14:07

A 45-year-old man was arrested today for allegedly molesting an elderly woman who died during treatment at the Medical college hospital in Thiruvananthpuram, police said.

Minister says people in UK have lost sense of responsibility towards elderly

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014, 21:39

Britain must learn from immigrant families from Asia about taking care of their elderly relatives, a senior minister has said warning that people in the UK have lost a sense of a responsibility to look after their families to the end.

Thirty feared dead in fire at Canadian home for elderly

Last Updated: Friday, January 24, 2014, 02:20

Canadian firefighters on Thursday searched the ashes of a Quebec retirement home that burned to the ground on a bleak midwinter night, leaving more than 30 residents feared dead.

Elderly woman found murdered

Last Updated: Friday, December 27, 2013, 01:20

An elderly woman was found murdered at her residence in Shahbad Dairy area of outer Delhi on Thursday with police suspecting it as a robbery-cum-murder case.