New Study: Middle Age Fitness Improves Quality of Life in Old Age

New Study: Middle Age Fitness Improves Quality of Life in Old Age

Other than kids being told by parents (and a lot of other people) to think about ‘what they want to be when they grow up,’ how much thought do most people give to the full span of their life? Although the average life span of people in the developed world is now approaching 80 years (78 years in the U.S.), how many people in their 30s and 40s give serious thought to the 15-35 years of their life after the nominal age of retirement at 65?

Uncontrolled diabetes tied to poorer brain power

Uncontrolled diabetes tied to poorer brain power

Diabetics with high blood sugar levels score worse on tests of brain power later in life than those whose levels are under control, according to a new U.S. study.

The findings suggest that people who control their blood sugar or glucose levels early in life may also protect their brain's health, but the topic needs further study, the researchers write in the Annals of Internal Medicine.

Lacking Sleep? Clinical Trial Discovers Skin Aging and Wrinkles Follow Sleep Deficiency

Lacking Sleep? Clinical Trial Discovers Skin Aging and Wrinkles Follow Sleep Deficiency

Everyone knows the term “beauty sleep,” which translated means that sleep is good for what makes you look good – like your skin, maybe. Definitely like your skin, especially if you’re older, as in older than thirty. This, according to a newly completed Phase II clinical trial conducted by University Hospitals Case Medical Center (Cleveland, Ohio) – a trial commissioned by Estee Lauder (it should be added).

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