Work longer, live healthier. Retirement has a detrimental impact on both mental and physical health over time, says a new study. Although initially there may be a small bounce in health, over the medium-longer term retirement
Researchers at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York may have found the key to stop ageing. According to their research, the hypothalamus region of the brain which is responsible for growth and development, is
Following a Western style diet based on fried, sweet, processed and high-fat food products can reduce a person's chances of achieving older ages in good health and with higher functionality, says a new study. ‘The impact of
One in three people in their late 60s is likely to go through a late-life crisis, according to psychologists in the UK. Just under 300 people aged over 60 in the UK completed an online survey for the research.
Of the 33% who
The IPL season is back again and it’s time to support your favourite teams and players. While there is a lot of young blood to watch out for, the older set is in no mood to back out. They are in top form and ready to charge and
There’s no way to slow down the ageing process but that doesn’t determine how you should look. Most people look much older than their age because of their unhealthy lifestyle and food habits. Dr N.K Sharma, a world renowned
‘18 till I die’ is a dream that probably all of us wish came true and it may just soon become a reality. Imagine injecting a longevity gene in your body that helps you live life young by reversing the ageing process.
With the elderly population pegged to increase four-fold in the next 40 years, life-style based changes are necessary to combat stress in old age, according to an eminent psychologist. ‘Growing older cannot be prevented...
Happiness in your teens will make you wealthy later in life, or at least that’s what researchers say. Smiling and cheerful teens are more likely to earn more than sad adolescents when they grow up claims a study which tracked
Bats are amazing creatures, which have survived for 65 million years against all odds, offering vital clues to immunity and human longevity, according to an Australian study. 'Bats are a natural reservoir for several lethal
The WHO Global Burden of Disease Study 2010 – the largest ever study of its kind that looks to investigate the global distribution of major diseases, injuries and health risk factors – found some startling facts about
A study suggests that gorillas with an outgoing personality tend to live longer than their more introvert cousins.
A team of researchers, led by Alex Weiss, from University of Edinburgh's School of Philosophy, Psychology and
When we are younger, our body’s levels of recovery are higher. However, as we grow older we are more prone to various lifestyle diseases like diabetes, cardiovascular ailments, hypertension, and cholesterol issues. The only way
Sagging breasts, a wrinkly face, thread veins and thinning hair are things that women fret about when they cross the age of 29, according to a study. They all sound like signs of ageing that women in their 70s might be worrying