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Taiwanese females over the age of 50 are more likely to suffer from less dense or more fragile bones compared to males, according to a Department of Health's (DOH) study.
2009/11/26
Low thyroid activity, one of the most treated conditions in the United States, may actually be a sign of longevity, researchers say.
2009/6/18
The American Medical Association says there's no scientific proof to back up claims of anti-aging hormones.
2009/6/17
Everyone talks about the “ageing” society when large numbers of elderly people need home care.
2009/3/24
The incidence of spinal fractures caused by pressure on fragile bones has been on the rise among people in Taiwan aged 65 and over, increasing by 60,000 patients per year, a doctor at National Cheng Kung University Hospital said yesterday.
2009/2/19
A team of German researchers say that reducing caloric intake can help older people to remember better.
2009/2/17
People over 60 years old who have had a fracture because of reduced bone density, or osteoporosis, face a higher risk of death over the next 10 years, a study in Australia has found.
2009/2/5
Sarcasm may be the lowest form of wit, but Australian scientists are using it to diagnose dementia, according to research published on Friday.
2008/12/13
It’s one of those photos that make you do a double-take. Dr. Jeffry Life stands in jeans, his shirt off. His face is that of a distinguished-looking grandpa; his head is balding, and what hair there is is white.
2008/12/11
Youthfulness an American obsession — at what cost?
The older we get, the less able we are to filter out distractions while performing mental tasks, a study published Tuesday in the Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience showed.
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