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Tai Chi helps lower back pain in older adults

Tai Chi helps lower back pain in older adults

New York: Practicing Tai Chi at a young age can protect you from developing chronic low back pain in adulthood, a new study suggests. Tai...Read More

Physical activity beneficial for older adults

Physical activity beneficial for older adults

Washington: Confirming earlier studies on the correlation between physical activities and healthier living, especailly among adults aged ...Read More

Why older adults shun fitness bands

Why older adults shun fitness bands

New York: If your grandmother does not like to wear a fitness band or a smart watch, there are deeper reasons than just being tech-savvy....Read More

Older adults can opt for weight-loss surgery: Study

Older adults can opt for weight-loss surgery: Study

London: Weight-loss or bariatric surgeries are not usually performed in people above the age of 65. But researchers, including Indian-ori...Read More

Why should people live near green spaces?

Why should people live near green spaces?

London: Middle-aged and older adults that live in greener neighbourhoods were at a lower risk of developing metabolic syndrome than those...Read More

Brisk walk staves off disability in oldies

Brisk walk staves off disability in oldies

Washington: Just one hour a week of brisk walking may stave off disability in older adults with arthritis pain, aching or stiffness in a ...Read More

Sense of control is the key to staying young

Sense of control is the key to staying young

New Delhi: A recent study finds that older adults feel younger when they feel that they have more control over their daily lives, regardl...Read More

Exercise gives older men a better brain boost: Study

Exercise gives older men a better brain boost: Study

Washington D.C.: A new study now finds that the relationship between physical and brain fitness varies in older adults by virtue of their...Read More

Older adults more likely to share fake news: Study

Older adults more likely to share fake news: Study

New York: Older adults are more likely to share links to “fake news” sites on Facebook and other platforms than younger people, a US stud...Read More

Video chats help combat depression in older adults

Video chats help combat depression in older adults

Agencies: Using video chatting platforms like Skype to connect with friends and family can stave of depression in older adults, a study h...Read More

Cataract patients, take note

Cataract patients, take note

TaipeiOlder adults with cataracts are more likely to be at risk of developing osteoporosis and bone fractures, a study suggests. The find...Read More

‘Praying’ gives older adults a boost to live longer

‘Praying’ gives older adults a boost to live longer

Washington: Older adults, who pray regularly, are more likely to have a perception that God will be there to protect and comfort them in ...Read More

High body mass index bad for your brain

High body mass index bad for your brain

New York: If you wish to stay sharp in later years of life, better watch your weight now. Researchers have found that a higher body mass ...Read More

Virtual reality, treadmill training may prevent falls in elderly

Virtual reality, treadmill training may prevent falls in elderly

London: Combining virtual reality and treadmill training is likely to help prevent falls in older adults better than treadmill training a...Read More

Visual perception declines with age, shows study

Visual perception declines with age, shows study

New York: Older adults experience deficits in inhibition or the ability to do away with the distractions, which can affect how quickly th...Read More

Social activities lower depression in elderly

Social activities lower depression in elderly

London: Older adults suffering with dementia who indulged in a high-intensity functional exercise programme and group activity showed red...Read More

Controlled BP, cholesterol can ward off heart disease in oldies

Controlled BP, cholesterol can ward off heart disease in oldies

Washington D.C : Age modifies the link between blood pressure, cholesterol and adverse cardiovascular outcome in older adults and now, a ...Read More

Antioxidants may better treat skin cancer in older adults

Antioxidants may better treat skin cancer in older adults

Washington: Antioxidants may serve as a better treatment strategy for older patients with skin cancer, say scientists, including one of I...Read More

Dietary calcium may lower heart disease risk

Dietary calcium may lower heart disease risk

London: In older adults, especially women, higher dietary calcium intake may lower the risk of cardiovascular disease, but not of stroke ...Read More

Embrace ageing with love for good health

Embrace ageing with love for good health

London: Older adults with negative attitudes towards ageing had slower walking speed and worse cognitive abilities as compared to their p...Read More

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