elderly men

High level of testosterone may speed up prostate cancer


July 31st, 2012 - 11:17 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 31 (IANS) Higher levels of testosterone in elderly men might make an existing prostate cancer tumour grow faster, warn researchers.They say men in their 70s and 80s with ... Read more...

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‘Low steroid levels tied to heart risks in elderly men’


June 24th, 2012 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm, June 24 (IANS) Low levels of a naturally-occurring steroid are tied to an elevated risk of heart and blood-vessel diseases in elderly men, says a new study. The steroid ... Read more...

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Elderly couples’ safe sex promotion video goes awry


April 16th, 2012 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 16 (IANS) A US firm's promotional video featuring elderly couples simulating sexual acts has left many people flabbergasted. The video campaign, released by US organisation SaferSex4Seniors.org, has been designed ... Read more...

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Villagers lynch two men in Tripura


March 25th, 2012 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, March 25 (IANS) A mob hacked to death two elderly men and critically injured another in Tripura mistaking them to be child lifters, police said here Sunday.According to police, ... Read more...

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Bhopal hosts first live-in meet for elders


February 20th, 2012 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Feb 20 (IANS) If you think live-in relationships are only for Bollywood stars and young people, think again.In the first ever live-in relationship fair in Bhopal Sunday, at least ... Read more...

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500,000 take ritual dip in Konark


January 30th, 2012 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Jan 30 (IANS) Braving the chill, about 500,000 Hindu devotees Monday took a ritual bath in a pond in Orissa's temple town of Konark and offered prayers to the ... Read more...

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29 missing in Italian cruise shipwreck


January 17th, 2012 - 8:40 am ICT by IANS
Rome, Jan 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The number of people missing in the Italian cruise shipwreck near the coast of Tuscany rose to 29, Tgcom24 television reported citing local port authorities.The ... Read more...

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Dasara ends in Karnataka with famed ‘Jumboo Savari’


October 6th, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mysore, Oct 6 (IANS) Thousands of people from Karnataka, many parts of India and from abroad were enthralled Thursday by the 'jumboo savari', or elephant procession, in this city of ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Sleep disorder linked to elderly men’s blood pressure


August 31st, 2011 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 30 (IANS) Poor sleep quality greatly raises the risk of high blood pressure among elderly men, says a study.According to the study, lack of deep sleep was found ... Read more...

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Insomnia - trigger for depression among elderly men


June 28th, 2011 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 28 (IANS) Men who have difficulty in nodding off are heading for a bout of the blues. Insomnia actually doubles the risk of depression in older men, says ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Youth throws acid on senior citizens, one critical


May 22nd, 2011 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) An unidentified youth threw acid on a group of senior citizens in the national capital, critically injuring one of them, for refusing to give him ... Read more...

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NSAID use linked to increased risk of erectile dysfunction


March 3rd, 2011 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 3 (ANI): Scientists have discovered that men who take non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs 3 times a day for more than three months are 2.4 times more likely to have erectile dysfunction ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Goa shuts illegal mine after tribal protest (Lead)


March 2nd, 2011 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 2 (IANS) The Goa government has finally shut down an illegal open cast iron ore mine after tribals, who had been protesting for months, laid siege to ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Goa government closes illegal mine after tribal protest


March 2nd, 2011 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 2 (IANS) The Goa government has finally shut down an illegal open cast iron ore mine in Goa after tribals, who had been protesting for months, laid siege ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Haven’t got a paisa, say ‘pensioners’ in Uttar Pradesh


February 17th, 2011 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Hathras (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 17 (IANS) A group of smiling elderly people who featured in an advertisement of a central-government sponsored pension scheme Thursday said they felt "cheated" as they had ... Read more...

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Elderly Swedes bloodied in a snow shovel brawl


January 8th, 2011 - 2:02 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Stockholm, Jan 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Two Swedish elderly men were left with near emergency room injuries after they beat each other up with snow shovels.The gruesome incident took place in the southern ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Think young to stave off ailments of old age


December 30th, 2010 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 30 (ANI): Want to stay away from the ailments of old age? Then try thinking young.According to a research, those who think and dress in a youthful way are healthier ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

‘Fountain of youth’ pill may restore aging immune system


December 14th, 2010 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 14 (ANI): Scientists have found an existing medication that restores key elements of the immune system that, when out of balance, lead to a steady decline in immunity and health ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Sex Important To Elderly Men Too!


December 8th, 2010 - 8:28 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Dec 8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a new survey that is sure to make some people squirm with disgust, it has been revealed that 43% of elderly men (between 70 to ... Read more...

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Patient who underwent angioplasty at 94, steps into 100th year


November 25th, 2010 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 25 (IANS) In a rare medical case, a heart patient from Mizoram who underwent stent angioplasty at the age of 94 - probably the oldest such patient in India - ... Read more...

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US, South Korea to hold war games Sunday amid tension


November 25th, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing/Washington, Nov 25 (IANS) Chinese experts have warned that tensions could escalate on the Korean peninsula if a joint US-South Korea military drill in the Yellow Sea, announced a day after ... Read more...

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Benefits of testosterone treatment for frailty in older men are temporary


November 5th, 2010 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 5 (ANI): A new UK study found that the beneficial effects of testosterone treatment on muscle mass, strength and quality of life were not maintained at 6 months post-treatment in ... Read more...

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Low Levels Of Testosterone Associated With Alzheimer’s Disease, Study Reveals


October 7th, 2010 - 8:07 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Oct 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The levels of testosterone has a role to play in the development of Alzheimer's disease, a new study has divulged. The research that was conducted by ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Ryan Reynolds turns producer for TV show


September 15th, 2010 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 15 (IANS) Actor Ryan Reynolds is set to turn producer with new TV comedy show "Mayors of Casterbridge". Reynolds and his Dark Trick Films production company have teamed up with ... Read more...

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Hot cuppa after exercise could boost mental health in elderly


July 12th, 2010 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 12 (ANI): A hot cuppa after a gruelling exercise session might just be the perfect mix for the brain in old age, according to a research.In two separate studies, US ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Male Menopause A Medical Problem Not Hype!


June 18th, 2010 - 7:44 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
June 18, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): While the menopause is a symptom aggressively evident in all ageing women, the male menopause does not have such obvious symptoms. In fact, the ... Read more...

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Menopause affects 2 percent of elderly men


June 17th, 2010 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 17 (IANS) Scientists have identified symptoms of male menopause but they say this impacts just two percent of elderly men unlike the female menopause that affects all women. Male ... Read more...

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Symptoms of ‘male menopause’ identified


June 17th, 2010 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 17 (ANI): A team of researchers has for the first identified the symptoms linked to what has been termed late-onset hypogonadism or 'male menopause' caused by a reduction in testosterone ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

The New Hot Look With Socks And Sandals


June 7th, 2010 - 9:22 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
June 7, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): All of you have must tried socks with sandals more than once in the winter season while going around casually. But, have you ever thought ... Read more...

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‘Fashion faux pas’ socks-and-sandals combo is now ‘the hot new look’


April 26th, 2010 - 3:30 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, April 26 (ANI): No one could have foreseen it, but the once-odd socks-and-sandals combo is now ruling the ramp.Top fashion houses Burberry, Dior, Prada and Armani promoted the trend - previously ... Read more...

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‘Despicable’ woman preys on elderly men, cons them out of cash


March 27th, 2010 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 27 (ANI): An Australian woman, who has been dubbed as 'despicable', is said to be preying upon elderly men by making sexual advances towards them before relieving them of their ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Soccer cuts risk of falls and bone fractures


March 4th, 2010 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 3 (ANI): Playing soccer regularly can reduce the risk of falls and bone fractures, according to an extensive research project.Led by Professors Peter Krustrup and Jens Bangsbo from Department of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Older Mothers More Prone To Deliver Child Affected By Autism


February 9th, 2010 - 8:47 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar California, Feb 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The neural disorder, autism, has been affecting several babies these days and researchers in different places have conducted multiple studies to save children from this ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

People from various faiths pay last tribute to Jyoti Basu


January 19th, 2010 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 19 (IANS) Communist icon Jyoti Basu, who ruled West Bengal for 23 long years, proved that he was a leader of masses cutting across all sections of society ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

300 old pilgrims stranded by Maoist strike


December 21st, 2009 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Dec 21 (IANS) Over 300 pilgrims, in their 70s and more, have been stranded in a border town near India due to the three-day general strike called by Nepal's former Maoist ... Read more...

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