Thirteen male Japanese politicians have pledged to support the “We Love Babies Project” which aims to create a society that accepts babies crying in public spaces. The group ecourages businesses and restaurants to display “It’s OK to cry” stickers. Signing on to the initiative is likely part of a move […]
The main factors that contribute to how old we look include the shape of our face, the number of lines or wrinkles, and the luminosity of our skin. Each of these is influenced by intrinsic and external factors. Skin is the most visible organ. So ageing skin has a big […]
Australia is ageing at a slower rate than most developed countries, according to research by the OECD. Those working in Australia have fewer elderly people to support and the OECD says this gives Australia more time to take measures to limit the effect of ageing on the pensions system. The […]
Australians are getting older. The first release of data from the 2016 census has clear evidence of the nation ageing. The median age of Australians has increased to 38 from 37 at the 2011 census, say demographers McCrindle. This typical Australian is a woman who was born in Australia and […]
As we reach adulthood, we notice changes in our bodies at every stage of ageing. We might find we need glasses when we hit our thirties, we can’t keep weight off as easily into our forties, we mightn’t feel as strong playing sport with the kids in our fifties, and […]
The old saying about fibre keeping you regular is still true but Australian scientists have uncovered a new benefit. Researchers at the Westmead Institute for Medical Research have found that eating the right amount of fibre from breads, cereals and fruits can help avoid disease and disability in old age. […]
Canadian man Hugo Cornellier has taken a photo of his face everyday since he was 12 years old. He’s now 20. Recently Cornellier, an mechanical engineering student at Concordia University, turned the photos into a timelapse to create an epic video of his ageing process. “I decided to go back […]
In 2011, Elizabeth Parrish was working in executive administration for a biotech software company in Seattle called RogueSheep. Now, she is the first person to try to treat what she describes as “biological ageing” – or, as it’s commonly called, getting old. In just five years, Parrish has not only […]
A little vitamin c.
Another five years for men and four for women.
Diet and ageing.
The burden will affect patients, families, health systems and economies.
Middle age, however, doesn't work.
And fewer babies works.
A bigger inheritance.
Rejuvenate ageing immune cells.
Slip, slop, slap.