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Oxford University COVID-19 vaccine 'encouraging' for older age groups

Older individuals are at disproportionate risk of severe COVID-19 and so any vaccine adopted for use must be effective in older adults

19 Nov 2020 2:38 PM

Department store helps solve problems of Japan's aging society

Providing a wide variety of senior's products is also a remarkable point in this mall.

09 Aug 2018 1:24 PM

Facebook use can make older adults feel less lonely: Study

Posting and commenting on social networking sites, such as Facebook, may help older adults feel more empowered and less isolated.

02 May 2018 5:12 PM

Study finds link between cognitive function and crash risk

They also assessed the link between changes in cognitive function over time and later risks of crashes.

26 Apr 2018 4:20 PM

Adults not as safe from pneumonia as previously thought

Since pneumonia is a major cause of death for older adults, it is important for healthcare providers to understand the links.

25 Apr 2018 5:19 PM


Loneliness doesn't drive seniors to see more doctors

Here is what a new study has found.

14 Mar 2018 3:59 PM

Frail elderly face increased risk of delirium after surgery

Factors like smoking, dementia and the use of psychiatric medications also were associated with an elevated risk of delirium after surgery.

24 Feb 2018 1:11 PM

Hospitalised older adults less often tested for flu

Researchers examined data on 1,422 adults hospitalized with a respiratory illness for the study.

18 Feb 2018 10:57 AM

Free pass for public transport for older adults lowers risk of depression, say experts

Study finds increased eligibility for free bus pass led to 12 per cent decline in depression symptoms among elderly.

09 Feb 2018 8:11 AM

Frail older adults likely to experience delirium after surgery

This study highlights how common delirium is among older adults.

29 Jan 2018 2:15 PM


Find out what increases cancer risk in older adults

Research finds frequent heartburns, caused by heartburns is linked to cancer of the throat, tonsils and upper digestive tracts.

25 Dec 2017 8:17 AM

Older people with a purpose in life stay more physically fit

Research shows people with above-average sense of purpose are less likely to lose grip strength or walking speed during follow-up period.

02 Sep 2017 10:33 AM

Older users like to snoop on Facebook: study

Older users could be a significant resource to help drive the growth of Facebook.

18 Aug 2017 8:30 PM

Fitter older adults have better brain activity

Difficulty remembering new information represents one of the most common complaints in aging and decreased memory performance.

15 Jan 2017 3:15 PM

Science says quality of sex actually improves with age

The findings suggest that while frequency of sex might be less in older adults, the knowledge and skill in bed increases as people explore.

25 Dec 2016 2:16 PM