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Indians feel older earlier than Japanese, Swiss | health

Indians feel older earlier than Japanese, Swiss | health

People living in India experience the health problems associated with ageing at an early stage than those living in Japan or Switzerland, according to a first-of-its-kind study published in The Lancet Public Health. Researchers at the University of Washington in the US and colleagues found that a 30-year gap separates ...

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Television viewing may lead to cognitive decline in older age: Study

Related News TV viewing may impact memory negatively in old age, as per study. (Source: Getty/Thinkstock Images) While studies have earlier established the link between decline in focus, memory and concentration levels in children due to watching television, a recent study has found that senior citizens or older people who ...

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Exercise gives older men a better brain boost | fitness

A new study now finds that the relationship between physical and brain fitness varies in older adults by virtue of their sex. The study was published ahead of print in the Journal of Applied Physiology on Wednesday. Cardio-respiratory fitness is the measure of how much, and how well, oxygen is ...

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Consuming fried chicken and fish linked to 13% higher risk of death in older women, study finds

The research studies the link between consumption of fried chicken and fish and higher risk of death. (Source: File Photo) According to a new study done in postmenopausal women, a regular serving of fried chicken or fish is associated with a 13 percent higher risk of death in comparison with ...

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Older people, conservatives more likely to share fake news: study | health

Older people, conservatives more likely to share fake news: study | health

Facebook users aged 65 plus and conservatives are more likely to share fake news on the platform than younger or more liberal counterparts, according to a new study published Wednesday. Researchers from Princeton University and New York University analysed the Facebook posts of nearly 1,200 people who agreed to share ...

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Marathon running increases cardiac strain in older men | fitness

Marathon running increases cardiac strain in older men | fitness

After comparing the levels of cardiac biomarkers, researchers analysed that running a marathon can increase cardiac strain in amateur runners. Although there was little difference in 10-year risk for cardiovascular events between the runners, the strain on the heart muscle was much greater after a full marathon. According to a ...

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Here are the kinds of exercise older adults tend to choose | fitness

Here are the kinds of exercise older adults tend to choose | fitness

A recent study has identified the kinds of exercise that older adults choose. As part of the studies, more than 1500 participants between ages 70 and 77 were randomly assigned to one of two exercise groups or a control group. The participants in the two exercise groups undertook moderate or ...

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Video chats can fight depression in older adults

People who use video chat functions such as Skype and FaceTime have almost half the estimated probability of depressive symptoms than the people who don’t. (Source: File Photo) Using video chatting platforms like Skype to connect with friends and family can stave off depression in older adults, a study has ...

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Video chats can fight depression in older adults | health

Using video chatting platforms like Skype to connect with friends and family can stave of depression in older adults, a study has found. Researchers compared four different types of online communication technologies – video chat, email, social networks and instant messaging – used by people 60 and older and then ...

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On International Day of Older Persons, let’s give more attention to our elders | more lifestyle

On International Day of Older Persons, let’s give more attention to our elders | more lifestyle

The International Day of Older Persons is observed every year on October 1 to focus on issues that affect the aged, such as dementia and the abuse of old individuals. This is also a day when we should sit back and remember all the contributions that have been made to ...

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