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Abandoned by his children, 89-year-old man finds solace in nude modelling

"There is no shame in what I do. I don't rob. I don't steal. My children never come but that is fine."

Jul 07, 2018, 21:37 PM IST

Want to stay attentive in your old age? Start doing this

Do you want to stay attentive in your old age? If yes, then start doing meditation. A new study has found that regular and intensive sessions of meditation may help you stay focused and attentive even in advanced years.

Mar 30, 2018, 10:02 AM IST

Muscle wasting in old age may be reversed: Study

The research, published in the Journal of Physiology, suggests that muscle wasting follows on from changes in the nervous system.

Mar 12, 2018, 15:50 PM IST

Stem cells may help to stay strong in old age

The study was performed using single stem cells cultivated to provide sufficient DNA for whole genome sequencing.

Feb 25, 2018, 15:55 PM IST

Here’s why you should take good care of oral health even at old age

Taking care of your mouth, teeth and gums is a worthy goal even at the old age. This is because oral health problems are linked to greater risks of developing frailty in older adults.

Dec 23, 2017, 12:57 PM IST

Slow pace in old age may indicate heart diseases

Heart disease risk factors such as smoking, living with diabetes, obesity or being physically inactive were linked to having a slower walking speed.

Nov 21, 2017, 19:21 PM IST

Healthy lifestyle key to smarter brain in old age: Study

Increase in levels of blood pressure, cholesterol and blood sugar can cause impairment of the large and smaller blood vessels, making them narrowed or blocked. 

Sep 08, 2017, 17:11 PM IST

Exercise now to keep bones healthy in old age, say experts

Muscle-strengthening exercises are any activity that requires your muscles to work harder than normal. 

May 02, 2017, 00:40 AM IST

Going to university may help prevent dementia: Study

The research team analysed whether a healthy lifestyle was associated with better performance on a mental ability test.

Apr 24, 2017, 23:58 PM IST

Brain stimulation in early age may help you stay mentally fit in older years

People with higher levels of reserve are more likely to stay mentally fit for longer.

Apr 22, 2017, 17:13 PM IST

60% people mistake Parkinson's Disease symptoms for old age problem, says neurologists

As people lack awareness on Parkinson's Disease, 60 per cent of them mistake its symptoms to be old age problems, causing a causing a delay in diagnosis and leads to irreversible position of the disease, dosctors said on Wednesday.

Apr 13, 2017, 00:55 AM IST

Want to have good health in old age? Acquire high scores on life skills

If you want to lead good and healthy life in old age then, start acquiring higher scores on life skills such as emotional stability, determination, control, optimism and conscientiousness.

Apr 11, 2017, 21:59 PM IST

Parenthood may help you live longer, says research

Having a child can be tiring today, but take heart if you're a parent yourself. As per a new study, having kids can help increase your lifespan.

Mar 14, 2017, 11:40 AM IST

Moderate physical activity in old age may enhance cognition

Moderate physical activity in midlife like brisk walk may improve cognition in old age, finds a recent research.

Sep 11, 2016, 07:37 AM IST

Top 5 ways to deal with mid-life crisis!

Deal with mid-age crisis more easily!

Jun 26, 2016, 13:54 PM IST

Want to stay strong even at old age? Exercise regularly

The "secret" to staying strong as we age is superb fitness that can be achieved by regular exercise, suggests new research.

Mar 31, 2016, 12:43 PM IST

Regular exercise may delay brain ageing by a decade

Researchers claim that if old people want to want to keep a sharp memory while they are ageing, regular exercise is a must.

Mar 25, 2016, 23:38 PM IST

Health woes cloud retirement prospects for women: Report

As chronic diseases are becoming more prevalent in old age, healthcare in later life has become one of the major concerns among working women, says a report.

Mar 06, 2016, 12:50 PM IST

Adults above 60 more positive about feelings

The researchers found that older adults perceive emotion terms as most positive and more active than younger persons. Emotions overall may be more encouraging for older than younger persons.

Feb 27, 2016, 17:58 PM IST

Poor sleep in old age linked to hardened brain arteries

These findings were independent of other cardiovascular risk factors, such as body mass, smoking history, diabetes, and hypertension, or other medical conditions such as Alzheimer's disease, pain, depression or heart failure.

Jan 15, 2016, 18:53 PM IST