Aging

How Long Could Humans Live If All Diseases Were Cured? - Motherboard

For a while now, the most common causes of death around the world have been relatively constant, albeit varied depending on place: heart disease and respiratory illness rank high in the list regardless of country, while in some parts of the developing world infectious diseases like malaria and …

Life Expectancy

If You Could Only Die in Sudden Accidents, How Long Would You Live?

Imagine a world in which the only possible way to die was through a sudden accident, such as a car crash, falling down the stairs, or getting struck …

Life Expectancy

Escort and ex-lover who gagged and robbed 'lonely' pensioner jailed for a total of 27 years

Elderly man was beaten, locked in cellar and threatened with blinding.<p>A Liverpool escort and her former lover have been jailed for a total of 27 …

Old Age

Your child may be the first human to live to 150

Scientists and health professionals believe the first human to live to 150 has either recently been born or is about to be. This means your little …

Life Expectancy

“He asked me if I ‘wanted some’, which I took to mean violence.”

A maniac in a BMW convertible tried to run over a pensioner - twice - as he walked his dog, it has been claimed.<p>John Rushton, 78, said he was walking …

Old Age

Pensioner, 82, rugby tackled to the ground and groped by man, 29

A man has been jailed for sexually assaulting a pensioner after rugby tackling her to the ground.<p>Greg Laird, 29, admitted groping the 82-year-old …

Old Age

Can Aging Be Reversed?

What would that be like in our world if a new paradigm existed for aging?<p>A paradigm that actually gives practical tools towards reversing the common road our bodies walk as we get older. We see all around us that to age is to decline. The baby boomers, about 70 million of us are starting to …

Longevity

Longevity And Income

Rich people live longer than poor people in the US.<p>This disparity undermines the progressive nature of Social Security.<p>Disparity of income seems more …

Life Expectancy

Molecular Psychiatry - Brain age predicts mortality

Original Article<p><i>Molecular Psychiatry</i> advance online publication 25 April 2017; doi: 10.1038/mp.2017.62<p>Brain age predicts mortality<br>Open<p>J H Cole, S J …

Aging Brain

Why Running Is the Best Thing You Can Do for Your Health

Running is the best thing you can do for your health, according to a review of evidence in the journal Progress in Cardiovascular Disease<i>.</i> The review …

Life Expectancy

Aging Edge Q&A| Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Geriatric psychiatrist Charles “Chip” Reynolds III has for decades been one of Pittsburgh’s and the nation’s leading scholars and clinicians focused …

Mental Health

Limpopo pensioner scoops R39m in Lotto

Nation Nyoka, News24<p>Polokwane- A pensioner in his late 60s who bought a R7,50 Lotto Plus ticket is now rich beyond his dreams.<p>The father of five …

Old Age

The Rich Are Living Longer and Taking More From Taxpayers - Bloomberg

We’re living longer and longer. Well, some of us.<p>Age 100 is now an imaginable goal for young people around the world with good health care. The …

Life Expectancy

Running May Give You More Time Than You Put In

If you think running is a waste of time, you might want to reconsider. A new study suggests that one hour of running could elongate your life by …

Life Expectancy

8 At-Home Anti-Aging Devices That Seriously Turn Back the Clock | Us Weekly

No celebrity facialist or cosmetic dermatologist on speed dial? No problem! Stylish editors rounded up eight great at-home anti-aging devices that …

Anti-aging

Change in life expectancy in the U.S. by county between 1987 and...

Change in life expectancy in the U.S. by county between 1987 and 2007.

Maps

Can AI help ‘close the gap’?

Improving the health and welfare of indigenous Australians has been a longstanding challenge for our nation. Earlier this year, the government’s …

Life Expectancy

Pensioner gets into the Soho spirit during street rave

<b>If you ever are struggling for a reason to smile, think about this raving pensioner who absolutely loves life.</b><p>While more than 40,000 people prepared …

Old Age

Married, a parent, a grandparent, pensioner or carer? You could be missing out on thousands

If you’re married, a parent, grandparent, pensioner, carer, or live with someone with a mental impairment, you may be missing out on hidden …

Old Age

Expert: Human Immortality Could Be Acquired Through AI

Anti-Aging Research<p>More and more scientists are convinced that aging, while a natural phenomenon experienced by all living creatures, is a disease …

Old Age

Here’s One Way to Keep Your Brain Healthy Into Old Age

It’s all about the mental challenge.<p>If you want to stay cognitively sharp with age, there’s at least one thing you should start doing today. Engaging …

Old Age

Growing life span inequality has given the rich an extra $130,000 in government benefits

A powerhouse new study’s surprising revelations about inequality.<p>The federal government spends a large amount of money to support the living standards of elderly people — primarily through Social Security and Medicare but with significant helping hands from Medicaid and disability insurance. That …

Social Security

Commentary: In old age, health is not merely the absence of disease

SINGAPORE: I first gained an insight into the crucial role the human spirit plays in a person’s well-being when I first met a patient, Mdm C. Then, I …

Old Age

Why It's Essential for Women to Care for Their Eyes

With Women’s Eye Health Month in April and Mother’s Day in May, we’ve got mom, and all of the women in our lives, on our minds. During this season, I …

Macular Degeneration

The Best Places To Retire In 2017

With the aging of the Baby Boomers, around four million Americans are retiring each year and several times that number are thinking about it. Retirement often means living on less income, but it also presents the chance to relocate to an area with lower costs or one that better suits your …

Retirement

Human Umbilical Blood Has Regenerated the Brains of Elderly Mice

We swear this isn't science fiction.<p>Researchers have regenerated the memories and learning abilities of elderly mice by injecting their brains with …

Aging Brain

This is why we really should be looking forward to old age

You can't argue with the facts...<p>Stereotypes, general attitudes and the occasional distasteful joke on a birthday card can, for some, leave them …

Old Age

Pensioner filmed putting neighbour's dog in trash can and weighing down the lid

Owner says it's either cruel or there's no thought at all – either way it's ridiculous.<p>A Houston woman has been filmed throwing her neighbour's dog …

Old Age

Aging Drivers Propel Self-Driving Technology in Japan

Transportation

A pensioner’s D&B collection and turntables have been confiscated by authorities

The OAP dance music takeover continues...<p>An OAP in Folkestone, Kent has had his D&B collection and turntables confiscated by authorities after …

Old Age