A new book contains much wisdom on the question of ageing and the search for meaning.
Without proper care, lockdown measures during the COVID-19 pandemic could worsen muscle loss and long-term health in ageing populations.
The higher pace of demographic ageing and the noncommunicable diseases that come with it call for new management approaches.
Using robots to provide companionship is a slippery slope in removing the aged and infirm still further from human interaction.
The app's predictions may only work if we're willing to make life changes.
The vitamin could also protect against sarcopenia, which affects more than 50 million people globally.
With its daily tallies of those lost to disease, the coronavirus pandemic has brought death into sharp focus, especially for those who are older.
As modern medicine improves, so too does our ability to stave off disease. But can we overcome the most inescapable of afflictions - old age? Researchers around the world are trying to find out.
Immunosenescence — the decline of immune system function with age — means that vaccines are not as effective in older adults, the demographic most susceptible to many diseases, including COVID-19.
Our research shows that engaging in one of these social activities regularly may have some effect on preventing chronic conditions.
Fruit flies, just like humans, are prone to age-related hearing loss.
This discovery could be important in helping increase human healthspan and longevity.
At-home electrical 'therapies', hormone treatments, and skin 'foods' were just some of the popular treatments people used to look and feel younger.
Some things about COVID-19 still don't add up.
The science is not so clear cut.
Despite an increasingly positive representation of old people in the media, it is not the reality for the majority whose frailty and vulnerability disturb society to the point of denial.
The death rate from coronavirus starts to increase for those aged 50 and over and rises to almost 15% for over-80s.
...and how to prevent it happening.
The Health of Nations report outlines the UK's plans for extending the number of years people live in good health.
The number of older people who drink heavily is increasing. Here's why that's a problem.