Old Age

To grow old or to age- a lesson for everybody

When friends meet up, often the talk leads to the fear of growing old. It is more likely than ever, in this era of good healthcare and ex...Read More

Cows in shelters suffer from chronic stress: Study

Cows in shelters suffer from chronic stress: Study

Hyderabad: Chronic stress due to health and management issues like old age, improper flooring and cleanliness, besides others, plague cow...Read More

Indore: Cataract can even ‘blind’ young

Indore: Cataract can even ‘blind’ young

Indore: Earlier, cataract was believed to the disease of old age but now young people and children are also falling prey to the disease, ...Read More

Mumbai: Old age is no immunity against punishment for crime, yet three septuagenarians evade police arrest

Mumbai: For more than a month now, three septuagenarian brothers from Mahim who are charged with housebreaking, theft and trespassing are...Read More

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Say goodbye to the world’s oldest person!

London: The world’s oldest person — believed to be the last known living individual to be born in the 19th century — has passed away at t...Read More

Indore: Dr Anil Parnerkar beats arthritis and takes spouse for a world tour

Indore: Dr Anil Parnerkar beats arthritis and takes spouse for a world tour

Indore: Arthritis is believed to be a disease of old age and autoimmune deformities in the body. But, this 68-year-old technologist has n...Read More

Mumbai: Decomposed body of elderly found in flat near Kandivali

Mumbai: Growing metropolises often throw up new challenges and problems, especially for those living single in large cities – with no one...Read More

Older men cling to 60s blueprint of masculinity: Study

Older men cling to 60s blueprint of masculinity: Study

Washington: Older men continue to follow the ‘Blueprint of Manhood’ learnt in their youth – dominant ideas of masculinity that were preva...Read More

Good fitness in midlife cuts risk of stroke in old age

Good fitness in midlife cuts risk of stroke in old age

New York: The fitter you are in your midlife, the lesser the chance of you suffering a stroke in old age, says a study led by an Indian-o...Read More

77 percent Indian parents expect to live with sons in old age

Almost 77 percent of Indian parents expect to live with their sons in old age while seven percent want to live with their daughters, acco...Read More

Ability to smell food through mouth may decline with age

Ability to smell food through mouth may decline with age

New York: Old age brings with it many health problems including the loss of vision, hearing and taste, and a new study says that the abil...Read More

Poor sleep in old age linked to hardened brain arteries

Poor sleep in old age linked to hardened brain arteries

New York: Poor sleep quality in elderly people is linked with more severe arteriosclerosis — thickening and hardening of the walls of the...Read More

Better sleep in youth may aid memory in old age

Washington: Sound sleep in young and middle-aged people helps memory and learning, new research claims. However, as people hit their seve...Read More