Posts tagged “Ageing”

Charity urges society to talk about ageing more

July 12th, 2016
Charity urges society to talk about ageing more

Independent Age, a charity, which provides support and advice for the elderly and their families, has called for open discussion about ageing in modern society. According to recent research, many older people are unwilling to discuss getting older, and this is reflective of attitudes in wider society. As a population we are reluctant to talk […]

New study highlights significant differences in rates of ageing

July 10th, 2015
New study highlights significant differences in rates of ageing

A new study has revealed significant differences in the rate at which people age. New research, which involved a group of people all born within one year of each other in New Zealand, shows that some people age much faster than others. A report compiled by an international group of researchers revealed that body ages […]

Warnings About Ageing and Dental Health

April 15th, 2011
Warnings About Ageing and Dental Health

Canadian dentists are warning that ensuring good oral health is increasingly difficult as we get older. Speaking with local reporters, one dentist, Dr. Mary McNally, who is an associate professor of dentistry at Dalhousie University, said: “The situation has changed from even a generation ago. Then, the profile would be quite different in long-term care. […]

Celebrity refuses to have cosmetic surgery

January 28th, 2011
Celebrity refuses to have cosmetic surgery

In a recent interview, actress and celebrity Helena Bonham- Carter told reports she has no intention of having cosmetic surgery. She said: “I can still move all my face muscles. Look! There aren’t many who can still do that. “Age is underrated; I think what’s happening is that directors and the studios want actresses who […]

Seeing Clearly: The Truth About Cataracts

December 27th, 2010
Seeing Clearly: The Truth About Cataracts

Given society’s overabundance of information and the ease with which it is spread, doctors are finding themselves having to correct the misinformation people unknowingly share. When we, or someone we know, go in for treatment we find ourselves sharing our symptoms and procedures with other individuals who are suffering from the same or similar maladies. […]

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