Tag Archives: age

Gadgets on display in Dayton hearken to earlier age

Roughly 100 years after their original use, approximately 200 household gadgets are now on display at The Dayton Historic Depot Museum. After a call was put out on Facebook and local newspapers in December, the gadgets started arriving for the new exhibit called Make a Better Home: Domestic Gadgetry and Rural Electrification. About half the items on display are hand ... Read More »

We need to rethink adoption in the social media age, says senior judge

Lord Justice McFarlane: ‘The difficulties facing adopters and adopted children have been made more difficult with the ever-increasing facility to trace and make contact via social media.’ Photograph: Alamy Stock Photo Too many children are being forcibly adopted against the wishes of their families and prevented from having any contact with their natural parents, a senior judge has suggested. In ... Read More »

Sitting for long can age women faster

IANS | Updated: Jan 23, 2017, 02.02 PM IST Sitting for long can age women faster (Image Courtesy: Thinkstock) Elderly women who sit for more than 10 hours a day with low physical activity have cells that are biologically older by eight years compared to women who are less sedentary, a new study has found. Researchers from University of California ... Read More »

60% women unaware about age to begin heart screenings: Study

IANS | Jan 23, 2017, 05.41 PM IST 60% women unaware about age to begin heart screenings: Study (Image Courtesy: Thinkstock) Sixty per cent of women in US think of heart screenings as necessary only after age 40, whereas health experts recommend that screenings should begin in the 20s, a study has found. According to the American Heart Associationrecommendations, screenings ... Read More »

This week in games: Free Ubisoft games galore, a new Age of Empires 2 expansion, and more

2017’s basically here already. Proof? Three new game release dates this week, spanning from February to April of next year. It’s starting. That, plus Sam Lake sing-talks his way through Remedy’s music, Age of Empires II gets yet another new expansion, Planet Coaster becomes a winter wonderland, Doom runs on a single keyboard key, and Hitman borrows from Home Alone. This ... Read More »

Do you know your sleep requirement depends on your age?

TNN | December 13, 2016 1/10Know how much sleep do you really need 0 How much sleep do we need? The simple answer is “it depends”. There is no perfect sleep duration that can fit every person, it depends on various factors and age is one of them. The National Sleep Foundation has updated its guidelines on how many hours ... Read More »

Having last baby after 35 makes women sharper in old age

IANS | Nov 18, 2016, 05.20 PM IST Having last baby after 35 makes women sharper in old age (Representative image) Women have better brainpower after menopause if they had their last baby after age 35, says a study. “Based on the findings, we would certainly not recommend that women wait until they’re 35 to close their family, but the ... Read More »

Women are sexually active in old age: Study

Visible signs of ageing may predict risk of heart disease (Thinkstock photos/Getty Images) Age is just a number and it has nothing to do with one’s sexual desire as a recent study has found that older women are sexually active beyond their seventh decade of life. The research suggested that at least one in seven women aged 65 to 79 ... Read More »

Men’s long working hours, short sleep may harm health in old age

Men’s long working hours, short sleep may harm health in old age (Getty Images) Working long hours and skimping on sleep in midlife may lead to poorer physical health in old age, according to a study from Finland. A quarter-century study of Finnish businessmen found those who worked more than 50 hours a week and slept less than 47 hours ... Read More »

How Human Brains ‘Slack’ With Age, Explains Study

LONDON: Along with our skin that loses the firmness and elasticity of the youth, our brain too starts to sag as we age, researchers say. A recent study found that as humans age, their brain folds and the tension on the cerebral cortex — the outer layer of neural tissue in our brains — appears to decrease. Previous research has ... Read More »