According to the World Health Organization (WHO), nearly 20 to 40% of the adult population and 10 to 20% of children in India are affected by obesity.
Adult swaddling therapy seems to be the new craze. It draws from an ancient technique of being wrapped with a large cloth from head to toe, and being rocked to and fro.
Measuring the level of brain activity in healthy older adults while they are walking can predict their risk of falling, suggests a study led by an Indian-origin scientist.
A Mediterranean diet, comprising fruits, vegetables, olive oil and fish, may help older adults to retain more brain volume, researchers have found.
An hour-long nap after lunch may help older adults to preserve their memories, improve their ability to think clearly as well as to make decisions, a study has found.
Adults prefer to buy more of sugar-sweetened beverages and nutrient-poor discretionary foods from supermarkets and grocery stores, according to a study.
According to a study conducted by researchers at Illinois, practicing hatha yoga three times a week can dramatically improve brain power in older adults. The study which appeared in the Journals of Gerontology Series A: ...
Older adults may have difficulty combining the stimuli they see and hear, much like trying to watch a video with the audio out of sync, and it could have implications for rapid decision-making tasks such ...
According to researchers, the variations in survival rates between both age groups are due to a number of factors including delays in diagnosis and treatment.
Older adults who are new users of opioids and are already suffering with lung disease are at more than two-fold higher risk of dying from a respiratory-related complication compared to non-opioid users, says a research.