Many centenarians haven’t lived healthy lives, so are they genetically different?
Practising standing on one leg has also sorts of benefits, research shows
Ageing and other health conditions can both complicate matters when it comes to managing this condition.
Over 130 hours of conversations with older people reveal the truth of what it’s like to get old and how to cope with loneliness.
During lockdowns, researchers have explored loneliness with Australians over 65. Picking up the phone for a meaningful chat is more important than you might think.
Many of the advice given to humans works for dogs, too.
Mice given a faecal transplant from young mice, rejuvenated their brains and were better able to complete a maze task.
Gymnasts need to carefully calibrate their leg muscles to gain optimum spring from the floor, springboard or beam. And their arms are crucial for balance and creating the right amount of rotation.
A neuroscientist and a clinician watched two new films about dementia. They recognised what they saw.
Families in Ghana are struggling to manage the long-term care of ageing relatives.
We have the technology to make it easier for older Australians to pursue active ageing in their own communities. The smart city just needs their input to make it work for them.
Older fathers have a lower chance of conceiving and increased chances of negative effects on children.
Preventing age-related disease could give us five more years of healthy life in older age.
Anti-inflammatory drugs may be able to reverse cognitive decline in the future.
Hydrogen sulphide is a smelly, poisonous gas, but it plays an important role in aging and longevity. New research shows that eating less meat could be a key to harnessing its healthy effects.
Canadians are living longer, but are they living well? The challenges to aging well go beyond the problems in long-term care. Substantial change to Canada’s support service systems is long overdue.
It’s not just older adults who get shorter. You start shrinking, the moment you get out of bed in the morning.
'Eccentric exercises' are a normal part of everyday life – but they may carry some risks.
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.