Tag: Old age

Over-65 drinkers in health alert: Doctors call for alcohol safety levels to be halved for pensioners

| August 8, 2013 | 0 Comments
Over-65 drinkers in health alert: Doctors call for alcohol safety levels to be halved for pensioners

By Fiona Macrae Health risk: Pensioners have been warned to drink less alcohol or risk damaging their health Pensioners were warn ed last night to drink less alcohol or risk severely damaging their health. Doctors and public health experts said heavy drinking among the elderly was a ‘hidden problem’ and safe limit guidelines for over-65s […]

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How Regular Lovemaking Makes You Look up to 7 Years Younger than your Actual Age

| July 5, 2013 | 0 Comments
How Regular Lovemaking Makes You Look up to 7 Years Younger than your Actual Age

By Fiona Macrae If you are feeling amorous but your partner would rather turn over and go to sleep, it might help to pass this information on. Regular sex helps people look youthful for longer, an expert claims. Dr David Weeks’s research shows that older men and women with an active love life look between […]

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More proof that ‘brain training’ can work.

| June 27, 2013 | 0 Comments
More proof that ‘brain training’ can work.

Researchers have proved that brain-training programs can significantly improve memory and language skills – especially in older people. The study from UCLA found that just 20 minutes of brain training once every four days can improve your immediate memory recall, and help you remember things for longer. Previous studies have claimed that brain training programs […]

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