older adults

Nudist Park attracts younger crowd


August 13th, 2012 - 11:37 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Florida, Aug 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In the recent years the Nudist resort has always been hosting nudist events for attracting the older adults but instead it has attracted the young adults. The ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Leaner diabetics have higher death rate


August 8th, 2012 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 8 (IANS) Leaner or normal weight adult diabetics have a higher death rate than their overweight or obese counterparts with the same disease, says a study.The Northwestern University ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

TV addiction boosts diabetes risk among elderly


July 31st, 2012 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 31 (IANS) Being glued to TV for four hours daily could boost the risk of developing type 2 diabetes, especially if you are aged 60 or above.The study, ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Why isn’t the answer always on the tip of the tongue?


June 17th, 2012 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 17 (IANS) Do you often find that a word is on the tip of your tongue but are unable to vocalise it? If so, you're not alone. New ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Less sleep enhances stroke risk among middle-aged


June 11th, 2012 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 11 (IANS) Habitually sleeping less than six hours at night significantly elevates risk of stroke among middle-aged and older adults of normal weight at low risk for ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

‘Light weights just as good for muscle building’


May 1st, 2012 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, May 1 (IANS) Lifting less weight more times is just as good at building muscle as doing it with heavy weights, says a new finding. "We found that loads ... Read more...

Posted in World |

A broken heart can snuff out life


March 25th, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 25 (IANS) A broken heart could snuff out life in the wake of bereavement, which weakens our immune system and its ability to ward off infections, says a ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Dead brain cells erode memory


December 29th, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 29 (IANS) Small spots of dead brain cells, found in about one out of four older adults, is linked with memory loss, a study says. "The new aspect ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Age no bar to quick decision making


December 28th, 2011 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 28 (IANS) Age is no bar to quick decision making. Older people can be trained to respond faster in decision-making tasks even though ageing brains seem to slow ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Financial woes push older people to alcohol, smoking


November 14th, 2011 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 14 (IANS) During financially hard times, older people may turn to alcohol or smoking to de-stress themselves.Based on 2,300 older Americans, the study found that some, particularly those ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Interactive sessions improve kids’ verbal intelligence


October 5th, 2011 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Oct 5 (IANS) Pre-schoolers improve their verbal intelligence only after three weeks of classroom instruction, based on interactive and music-based cognitive training cartoons, new research says.The cognitive (brain related) ... Read more...

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Elders know better: Study


September 23rd, 2011 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 23 (IANS) Elders can make better decisions than those who are younger, a study claims.The study found that adults aged 60 and over were better at strategising their ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Study reveals that Sleep apnea is linked to dementia


August 10th, 2011 - 9:50 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
San Francisco, Aug 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new study has found that sleep apnea is linked to memory degradation and dementia. The study was conducted by a group of researchers led by ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Exercise protects you from forgetting things


August 10th, 2011 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 10 (IANS) Getting older by the day and you feel you're forgetting things? A bit of muscle flexing could help you, says a new research.The findings suggest moderate ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Elderly tend to be bad liars


May 30th, 2011 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 30 (IANS) Older people cannot lie as convincingly as younger people and are worse at detecting when others are lying, a study says. Psychology researchers Ted Ruffman, Janice ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Weight loss increases Vitamin D in obese women


May 26th, 2011 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 26 (IANS) Ladies, if you hit the gym, you may become less vulnerable to dangerous diseases like cancer. Poor Vitamin D levels, a cause for some diseases, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Living close to nature does improve health and overall life quality


May 3rd, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 3 (ANI): A recent study has found that living close to greenery and natural environment makes a person healthier, social, generous and calmer than living in a concrete jungle.According to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Guns at home pose risk to women, children


May 1st, 2011 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 1 (IANS) Guns at home pose a deadly risk to women and children without according any potential benefit to anyone. "There is compelling evidence that a gun at ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Frailty increases through aging, not age


April 27th, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 27 (ANI): The prevalence of frailty, which is linked to earlier death, increases throughout adulthood as people age and not just after age 65, according to a new study.Frailty ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Wanna keep your brain healthy in old age? Party and meet friends!


April 26th, 2011 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 26 (ANI): Do you want to keep your brain healthy in old age? Then meet friends, attend parties or just go to the church!According to a research conducted by the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Meet friends, attend parties to keep brain healthy


April 26th, 2011 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 26 (IANS) An easy way to keep your brain healthy and sharp is to meet friends, attend parties and or just play bingo!Frequent social activities may help prevent ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Slower brain speed behind elders communication problems


April 24th, 2011 - 4:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 24 (ANI): The slow processing speed of an aging brain has been identified as the prime reason for healthy older adults experiencing communication problems, aKansasUniversity professor has revealed in his ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

How bilingual brain withstand aging


April 20th, 2011 - 8:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 20 (ANI): A recent study has shown that older bilingual adults compensate for age-related declines in brainpower by developing new strategies to process language.Concordia University researchers studied two groups of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

A walk in the park ‘makes people more generous and sociable’


April 20th, 2011 - 6:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 20 (ANI): A research has indicated that a walk in the park is more than just a nice way to spend an afternoon - it makes you more generous and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

A cluttered brain doesn’t remember


April 20th, 2011 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, April 20 (IANS) Lapses in memory occur more frequently with age, yet the reasons for this increasing forgetfulness have not always been clear.However, new research shows that older individuals ... Read more...

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Cluttered memory halts older people from learning new things


April 20th, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 20 (ANI): A new research from Concordia University has suggested that older individuals have reduced learning and memory because their minds tend to be cluttered with irrelevant information when performing ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Diet of emails, texts, tweets and status updates can drain your brain!


April 19th, 2011 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 19 (ANI): A new study has shown emails, texts, tweets and status updates could be detrimental to our mental health.It suggested that modern technology could be damaging our minds by ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Chronic brain inflammation ‘linked to memory loss in older adults’


April 14th, 2011 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 14 (ANI): Chronic brain inflammation has been linked to some elements of memory decline in otherwise cognitively normal older adults, according to a new study.Inflammation is part of the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Older adults ‘consuming more phytonutrients than younger adults’


April 14th, 2011 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 14 (ANI): A new research has found that older adults are consuming higher levels of carotenoids, flavonoids and other phytonutrients found in fruits and vegetables that are thought to support ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

High risk factors for stroke linked to some cognitive decline


April 13th, 2011 - 7:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 13 (ANI): A new study has warned that older adults at risk for stroke have significantly increased risk for some types of cognitive decline.The study, which involved 73 older women ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Brisk walk ‘can boost brain blood flow in elderly women’


April 13th, 2011 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 13 (ANI): A new study has found that brisk walking for 30-50 minutes three or four times per week improved blood flow through to the brain as much as 15 ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Brain ‘finds it difficult to multitask as we get older’


April 12th, 2011 - 6:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 12 (ANI): Older adults have a harder time multi-tasking than young adults because they have more difficulty switching their brain network between tasks, according to a new study.Experts at the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Death risk high in older adults with sleep apnea and daytime sleepiness


April 2nd, 2011 - 4:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 02 (ANI): A new study has suggested that the risk of death is more than two times higher in older adults who have sleep apnea and report struggling with excessive ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Study says that eating fish leads to stronger bones


April 1st, 2011 - 10:18 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, April 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new study has found that older adults who consume more fish end up having strong bones compared with those who consume less. The scientists ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Resistance exercise builds muscle, ups strength among older adults


April 1st, 2011 - 11:49 am ICT by ANI
Washington, April 01 (ANI): Getting older does not mean giving up muscle strength, for the experts at the University of Michigan Health System have indicated that not only can adults fight the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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