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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 »

How the new age of antivirus software will protect your PC

Antivirus software ain’t what it used to be. The sneaky, sophisticated security threats your PC faces now have gone far beyond what traditional software can do. The future of protecting your PC will require a multi-pronged approach involving vigilant updates, bug bounties, and artificial intelligence. Like any software, antivirus is susceptible to bugs. Earlier this summer, Google’s Project Zero discovered serious ... Read More »

Hyderabad HC recommends MCI to remove minimum 17-year age limit for MBBS admission

The Hyderabad High Court has recommended that the Medical Council of India (MCI) and the central government should revamp the minimum age limit set (17 years) for admission to MBBS course. Earlier a petition was filed by V.S.V. Dheeraj who had studied a course equivalent to MBBS from a foreign university. He wanted to write the eligibility test conducted by ... Read More »

Upper age limit in police recruitment relaxed for sportspersons in Punjab

With a view to promote sports, the Punjab cabinet gave its nod to give relaxation in  the upper age limit for sports persons who have won medals in international events for the recruitment in Punjab Police. Presently, the upper age limit for joining the Deputy Superintendent post is 28 years and 25 years for Sub-Inspector and Constable. Why did the ... Read More »

Retail faces ‘double-edged sword’ in internet age: JPMorgan Analyst

The destiny of retail requires fewer shops and a more on-line presence, but the street to that truth is fraught with threat, JPMorgan retail analyst Matt Boss stated Friday. Boss spoke at the end of a difficult few weeks for shops, at some point of which weak guidance and middling profits hammered many stocks within the area. On Thursday, shares ... Read More »

recovery feature of sweat glands declines with age

a collection of scientists and dermatologists at the moment are searching on the position sweat glands play in how growing old skin recovers from wounds. it’s a step to better study growing older skin, if you want to better deal with — and sluggish — the process. Their studies, these days posted in aging cell, as compared 18 elderly topics‘ ... Read More »