Uncertainty about how long symptoms will last can be tough for women going through hormonal changes that come with menopause. Unfortunately, there isn’t a clear cut time frame.
Our study found that low levels of INSL3 hormone were associated with greater risk of cardiovascular disease, diabetes and frailty in men.
From ancient Greece to modern-day TikTok witchcraft, the world of witches has been a changing one.
Do you know someone who’s had lots of birthdays? That doesn’t always make them old.
Could we divert incontinence products from landfill? Yes – if we tackle social stigma and access to affordable health services, encourage biodegradable products and introduce supportive waste policies
We asked more than 830 older Australians about their awareness of 12 factors that help reduce dementia risk.
Even though the typical mobile gamer is a middle-aged woman, ageist stereotypes about gamers continue to circulate.
Bridging generational gaps through friendship can help address loneliness, fight ageism and promote inclusion.
The U-shaped curve of age and happiness doesn’t stand up to scrutiny, a new study finds.
If we consider suicide rates within age groups, men over 85 are at three times the average risk. We should make sure older men have ways to express when they’re not coping and seek help.
Joni Mitchell’s performance at Newport Folk Festival defied the ‘permissible’ ways older women ‘should’ behave.
It’s thought that up to 80% of skin ageing is the result of sun exposure.
When Maree was given flowers by a TikTok influencer, she felt ‘de-humanised’ and reduced to her age. Here is how benevolent ageism shows up in our society.
Respite care needs to be understood as a service for the carer as much as for the older person they care for.
Avoiding talk of death won’t make it disappear.
Our research is countering some previous ideas about what factors might slow down ageing. Further study could help us create targeted treatments in humans too.
Video calls with younger relatives can be awkward - but only if we let them.
A compound in sea squirts seemed to reverse some of the signs of ageing in middle-aged mice, but will it work in humans?
Old women remain the butt of jokes; they are some of society’s most marginalised people. But age also invites us to become our most authentic selves, writes Carol Lefevre.
Sadly, the sexual desire of women over 50 is often unrepresented, misrepresented, and shown as comedic in culture – the new Australian film depicts a different reality.