Elderly

China, Italy experts hold video conference about virus treatment among elderly

China, Italy experts hold video conference about virus treatment among elderly

It is important to differentiate the symptoms of infection among the elderly, Luo Guangwei, with the Wuhan No.1 Hospital in Wuhan, capita...Read More

Looking after the elderly: The challenges for a caregiver

Looking after the elderly: The challenges for a caregiver

My mom was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2012 and developed a brain metastasis in 2014.

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Bhopal: Police patrolling is poor, say senior citizens

Bhopal: Elderly people who are worried about two recent incidents in which a couple was murdered and another was beaten up demanded regul...Read More

UP Elections: Brisk voting in 2 hours in second phase of poll

UP Elections: Brisk voting in 2 hours in second phase of poll

Lucknow: Brisk voting is reported in the first two hours of polling in the second phase of the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections on Wednes...Read More

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MCSWG holds Diwali meet at Mandi dharamshala

Dewas: Maa Chamunda Social Welfare Group (MCSWG) organised a Diwali meet at Mandi dharamshala attended by MP Manohar Utwal, mayor Subhash...Read More

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Aden attack: Priest is still missing, narrow escape for one nun

Thiruvananthapuram : There is no news of the Catholic priest from Kerala who was taken away by unidentified gunmen following Friday’s att...Read More

Vitamin D  supplements up risk of falls in elderly

Vitamin D supplements up risk of falls in elderly

Washington DC : High-dose vitamin D supplementation does not improve lower-extremity function and increases the risk for falls among elde...Read More

Using Western BP guidelines may up stroke risk in Asian patients

Using Western BP guidelines may up stroke risk in Asian patients

London : European and North American blood pressure guidelines, issued last year, may actually boost the stroke risk if adapted for Asian...Read More

American Sikh  brutally assaulted, dubbed bin Laden

American Sikh brutally assaulted, dubbed bin Laden

New York  : An elderly Sikh-American man was brutally assaulted and left with severe facial injuries by an assailant who yelled racial sl...Read More

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‘Europe needs baby boom to avert a population disaster’

London : As authorities in Europe struggle to keep asylum-seekers at bay, a demographic crisis is unfolding in many countries in the cont...Read More

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‘Intelligent’ diaper can send SMS when soiled

Singapore : For elderly and bedridden patients, diapers could soon come with a sensor that alerts caregivers by SMS when they are soiled,...Read More

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Elderly man run over by train at Sewri station, dies

Mumbai : Taking a shortcut has once again cut life short life of an elderly man who was hit by a local train in Sewri on Sunday evening.

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Get vaccinated for swine flu: BMC

Mumbai : The civic body urged high-risk category group of elderly, pregnant women, infants, hypertension and diabetes to get vaccinated a...Read More

Sex key for psychological  well being in the elderly

Sex key for psychological well being in the elderly

New York : With ageing comes a broader understanding of the factors that influence the quality of life and psychological well-being among...Read More

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China: Man kills 3-day-old grandson born with cleft lip        

Beijing : In a horrifying incident, an elderly man in eastern China has allegedly killed his grandson by injecting him with a lethal chem...Read More

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Osteoporosis linked to heart disease in elderly

London : Scientists have found a link between heart disease and osteoporosis, suggesting both conditions could have similar causes in the...Read More

Tablets can help elderly connect better

Tablets can help elderly connect better

New York : Tablets, or the hand held mini-computers, can help the elderly cross what’s known as the “digital divide” because of being use...Read More

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Surgeon amputates leg with a ‘rusty hacksaw’

London : In a shocking incident, a surgeon at a hospital in Scotland allegedly used a “rusty hacksaw” to amputate an elderly man’s leg af...Read More

Orange juice good for ageing brain

Orange juice good for ageing brain

London : Drinking orange juice could help improve brain function in elderly people, says a new study, says IANS.

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Even half hour of daily exercise cuts death risk by 40%

Washington: Indulging in physical activities for 30 minutes 6 days a week could slash death risk from any cause in elderly men by 40 perc...Read More

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