Ageing & Longevity

Archaeologists unearth earliest example of human with cancer

British archaeologists have discovered what they claim is the world’s oldest complete example of a human with cancer.

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Ease the symptoms of menopause with yoga

Hot flushes, low mood and concentration, irritability, heightened pain levels and trouble sleeping. The symptoms of menopause can be debilitating […]

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Modern medicine

As the prevalence of some diseases rise and other conditions fall back, MiNDFOOD finds out what you need to know and looks at the new technologies in medicine.

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Omega-3 fatty acids slow down brain’s ageing process

A diet rich in omega-3 fatty acids, found in fatty fish, could buy you two extra years of brain health.

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A Mediterranean diet could ward off dementia

A diet rich in fresh fruit, vegetables, fish, nuts and olive oil is the “best strategy available” to ward off dementia.

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Gardening linked to longer life

If you enjoy pottering in the garden or odd jobs around the house, chances are you will live longer.

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Mid-life stress increases risk of dementia for women

Stressful mid-life events increases a woman’s chance of developing dementia later on, researchers argue.

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Diet rich in fish, vegetables & nuts could protect men’s fertility

A diet rich in fish, vegetables and nuts can help protect men’s fertility from the effects of ageing.

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China makes parental visitation compulsory

Grown children in china are being compelled to visit their elderly parents or else face jail time.

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Men ‘to blame’ for Menopause

When it comes to host flushes, mood swings and other symptoms of menopause, men are to blame – according to new research.

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Why women live longer than men

A new study has offered some insight into why women have a greater life expectancy than men.

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Patients’ Dying Wishes Not Always Heard

While older patients are naturally more likely to be weighing up their end-of-life care options, a new study suggests that their wishes are not always being honoured.

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World Parkinson’s Day

Peter Raymond, vice president of Parkinson’s Australia, shares his own experience being diagnosed with this debilitating disease and explains how we can get involved in this year’s World Parkinson’s Day.

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Healthy Ageing

There are many benefits to growing old, but sometimes our bodies can’t keep up with them. But, there are simple measures to take now, to avoid more serious complications later.

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Red wine could help you live to 150

New evidence has supported the theory that a compound found in red wine is linked to a longer and healthier life.

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Sunny outlook lowers cholesterol

When it comes to lowering cholesterol, you’ve got to accentuate the positive and eliminate the negative; according to a US study released this week.

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MiNDFOOD Radio: Helena Popovic

GP Helena Popovic talks to us about her very personal journey with the illness dementia, one which inspired her to write a book about her father’s battle with the illness. MiNDFOOD reports.

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African gene trawl may provide secrets to long life

A genetic peek deep into the heart of Africa confirms that Africans have more genetic diversity than Europeans or Asians and provides insights into how to live a long life despite disease and famine, reports MiNDFOOD.

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