Three out of four women going through menopause suffer hot flushes, and suffer they do. But research shows the way society views ageing and menopause can reduce the severity of symptoms.
Could it one day be possible to stay young without calorie restriction and tough exercise?
The secret to longevity – take a look at your poo to find out.
Japan's ageing population is at the point that Australia is forecast to reach in 2056. The Japanese have had to develop new models of aged care in the community and we can learn a lot from them.
Rock and roll is getting old. And with this ageing, we are increasingly seeing different types of death claiming our idols.
Vitamin D is often seen as a harmless supplement to take – the more the better. But the evidence suggests a different picture.
New research suggests Britons are living longer and in good mental shape – but it's not good news across the board.
New research shows that the effects of stress accumulate over a lifetime.
When one in six hospitalisations of older patients are due to harm from their medicines, then something is going seriously wrong.
With a booming life expectancy, there is a need for collective, intergenerational discussion and ideas around how to better design housing in Australia’s communities and cities.
Social isolation in old age is a significant social concern. It is linked to a range of health problems and, in extreme cases, it can lead to people growing old and dying alone.
When adult children abuse their parents, feelings of parental love and responsibility coupled with shame and guilt often stop the parent from seeking help and protecting themselves.
Who will be responsible for putting the right policies and services in place to ensure we reap the benefits of healthy ageing and minimise the negatives?
The retailer's emblematic ad should have stuck their grandad in a rocket and blasted him straight to party central.
After the middle years of their life, people report increasing levels of happiness. An expert unpicks the data.
Over-65s use twice as many health resources as the average Australian. But it's worth the expense.
Combining age-related loneliness with other social issues could help breathe new life into public services.
Ageing is taboo in the world of the rich and the famous and it is represented as something terrible. Since when did looking old become something to laugh at?
A Chinese company deducts 5-10% of employees wages' and gives the money to their parents – it's filial piety in action.
We often think of posture as a physical thing – but our minds play a crucial part too.