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Elderly

How startups are tackling older adult care by launching new products and offers

Here is the list of startups who are tapping the older and disable citizens.

05 Sep 2019 3:10 PM

Independent? Old? Self driving cars are for you

Fully automated, they are unlikely to require a license and could negotiate bad weather and unfamiliar cities.

05 Jul 2019 8:05 AM

Modi 2.0 government's agenda focuses strengthning act on elderly

Social Justice and Empowerment Ministry has proposed to increase the jail term for those who abandon or abuse their elderly parents.

02 Jul 2019 7:37 PM

Disability among India's elderly much higher than estimated, says study

Study found that 17.91 per cent of males and 26.21 per cent of females aged 60 and above, experience disability.

08 Dec 2018 8:41 AM

Nursing notes may help ICU patients survive

Mortality is not the only outcome that nursing notes could potentially predict. 

16 Jul 2018 6:38 PM

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Depression may be more severe in elderly people

It’s also possible that the aging brain has less plasticity, or ability to rebound from mental illness.

02 Jul 2018 5:22 PM

Water may have cognitive benefits in older adults, says study

The study explored the association between hydration status before exercising and exercise-enhanced cognition in older adults.

23 Apr 2018 8:12 AM

In daytime discos, South Korea's elderly find escape from anxiety

Some are here because they simply don’t feel welcome at home.

17 Apr 2018 3:59 PM

Why do old people have disrupted sleep?

The findings from the study are published in the journal JNeurosci.

27 Mar 2018 6:49 PM

Fall injuries in very elderly rising, outcomes may be slightly better

This will become an increasingly important medical problem during the next 20 to 30 years.

21 Mar 2018 1:21 PM

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New study finds retirement only boosts men's health

Researchers explain why.

14 Mar 2018 12:15 PM

Pensioner found living with mummified mother for more than 30 years

Police discover preserved body lying next to religious symbols in squalid Russian apartment.

28 Feb 2018 5:04 PM

No-sweat exercise may prolong life for the elderly: study

A half-an-hour of moderate-to-vigorous activity reduced the risk by even more - 33 per cent.

20 Feb 2018 9:44 AM

Hospitalized older adults less often tested for flu

If influenza is not considered as a potential cause of the illness, it is unlikely that the patient will be treated for influenza.

19 Feb 2018 10:00 AM

Free public transport for older adults tied to less depression

A key limitation of the study is that they did not have information on whether study participants lived in urban, suburban, or rural areas.

10 Feb 2018 6:26 PM

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Mediterranean diet may protect elderly from becoming frail

Diet may help older individuals maintain muscle strength, activity, weight, and energy levels.

13 Jan 2018 10:59 AM

More hospitalizations for heart failure patients in winter

Drastic change in temperature and atmospheric pressure is closely related to rate of hospitalization, death in elderly patients.

03 Jan 2018 10:43 AM

Best gift ideas for the elderly

Here are some of the best gift recommendations for the elderly.

28 Dec 2017 9:48 PM

Air pollution ups death in elderly women

The results indicated that during the study period, almost 22 million people died.

27 Dec 2017 2:52 PM

Leaving the house linked to longevity in older adults

The wellbeing of our older adults is of paramount importance for public health and economic viability.

27 Dec 2017 2:40 PM

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