Tag: Ageing

Researchers discover a new drug to delay ageing

Researchers discover a new drug to delay ageing

New York: Researchers, including one of Indian origin, have developed a new drug that can delay ageing demonstrated by declining muscle mass, strength and function. As human bodies age, they increasingly lose the ability to repair and rebuild degenerating skeletal muscles. This can dramatically limit the ability of older adults[Read More…]

Fears of ageing may cause premature death, says UN report

Being afraid of growing old may shorten your life, the UN health agency said on Thursday, as new data highlighted the widespread prevalence of ageist attitudes worldwide. In a first-of-its-kind survey released by the World Health Organization, 60 percent of respondents said they believed older people “were not respected.” Attitudes[Read More…]

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