Hearing loss is one of the most common disabilities in elderly people, affecting about one-third of people over age 65.Feb 28, 2018, 16:50 PM IST
The study comes at a time when north India is facing a serious crisis due to rising levels of pollution.Dec 06, 2017, 15:15 PM IST
Previous studies have shown video games as an effective treatment for people suffering from depression and have also analysed their efficacy in improving one's learning skills.Nov 17, 2017, 14:06 PM IST
Alzheimer's disease is a "progressive neurodegenerative disorder" that destroys memory and other important mental functions, researchers from New York University said.
Chronic inflammation causes imbalances or "dysbiosis" of gut bacteria that results in "bad" bacteria being more dominant than "good" bacteria.
Postoperative cognitive dysfunction is a major form of cognitive disturbance that can occur after anaesthesia and surgery.Oct 22, 2017, 19:14 PM IST
Osteoporosis -- the thinning of bone and the loss of bone density that increases the risk of fractures -- is a major health problem in older people.Sep 24, 2017, 15:24 PM IST
A new research has claimed that older adults who don't get a good night's sleep are at higher risk of developing dementia.Aug 24, 2017, 19:32 PM IST
A team of researchers have revealed a helpful strategy that may help older adults improve their memory.Aug 14, 2017, 15:24 PM IST
DNA : This segment offers you vast information about condition of elderly people in Japan. But, even after having large population of aged people, Japan has learnt to take care of them.Aug 09, 2017, 10:36 AM IST
This grandma swinging on monkey bars at a playground is something you wouldn't want to miss! - Watch
Onlookers were totally in for a surprise as they watch the lady, whose age is unknown, take a few seconds to prep before she begins to swing effortlessly on the bars.Jul 24, 2017, 22:33 PM IST
Previous research has shown that tai chi is an effective exercise to improve balance control and flexibility in older individuals. This suggests that the practice might help protect against falls.Jul 24, 2017, 16:09 PM IST
Researchers from Tohuku University in Japan have found that daily intake of any citrus fruits such as oranges, grapefruits, lemons or limes can cut the chances of developing the incurable brain condition by almost a quarter.Jul 09, 2017, 22:28 PM IST
India has a tradition of honouring older people, and of multi-generational families living together. But with urbanisation, nuclear families and rising longevity, more elderly people are living by themselves or in care homes.Jun 23, 2017, 17:47 PM IST
Osteoporosis is a chronic condition associated with a reduction in bone strength and an increased risk of bone fracture.May 11, 2017, 20:08 PM IST
In this analysis of previous studies, researchers from the University of Canberra looked at the effects of at least four weeks of structured physical exercise on the brain function of adults.Apr 25, 2017, 22:20 PM IST
The study showed that men with high levels of magnesium -- an essential nutrient and an important component of the bone -- had a 44 per cent reduced risk of having a fracture.
Similarly, researchers say that older people need as much sleep as those who are younger in order to turn back their clock on ageing.Apr 06, 2017, 09:10 AM IST
For the study, researchers analysed 60 older adults who were assigned to either a beginner meditation (Kirtan Kriya) or music listening programme and asked to practice 12 minutes/day for 12 weeks.Jan 23, 2017, 12:47 PM IST
The study found that even in people without Alzheimer's, the regular use of antidepressants was associated with two times higher risk of hip fracture among controls.Jan 12, 2017, 14:47 PM IST