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Top 10 anti-ageing foods

Top 10 anti-ageing foods | Geriatrics and Gerontology | Scoop.it
Here are the top 10 anti-ageing foods that you should start gorging on... (Top 10 anti-ageing foods http://t.co/KJMWZjfn via @ZeeNews)
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you are what you eat after all!

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Paper 1: Defining Successful Aging: A Tangible or Elusive Concept?

Paper 1: Defining Successful Aging: A Tangible or Elusive Concept? | Geriatrics and Gerontology | Scoop.it
Peter Martin1, Norene Kelly1, Eva Kahana2, Boaz Kahana2, Leonard W. Poon3 1Iowa State University 2Case Western University 3University of Georgia Introduction This is the first of five papers to rev...
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Flu Epidemic Moving West

Flu Epidemic Moving West | Geriatrics and Gerontology | Scoop.it
This flu season is shaping up to be worse than average, and particularly so for seniors, who represent roughly half of the hospitalizations and 90% of the deaths so far, the CDC said today.
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Nutritional value of bananas - by Eileen Eva - Helium

Bananas contain a wide array of nutritional values due to their varied health benefits.  For instance, they are said to be among good sources..., Eileen Eva (#HealthBenefits of #bananas http://t.co/b1YOJmOK)...
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Elderly people 'disfranchised by social networking' - Telegraph

Elderly people 'disfranchised by social networking' - Telegraph | Geriatrics and Gerontology | Scoop.it
Elderly people risk being alienated in society as the spread of online social networking threatens to leave them "disfranchised", the Government's chief scientist has warned.
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Irish council paves way for drinking and driving - Telegraph

Irish council paves way for drinking and driving  - Telegraph | Geriatrics and Gerontology | Scoop.it
Kerry county council in Ireland has passed a motion that would pave the way for older people living in rural areas to drive after a couple of pints.
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Would YOU allow those in the remote countryside to drive home from the pub "after having two or three drinks on little-used roads, driving at very low speeds"

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'Abundance of bad food' makes poorest obese, says minister

'Abundance of bad food' makes poorest obese, says minister | Geriatrics and Gerontology | Scoop.it
Anna Soubry says it is a 'heartbreaking fact' that many lower income families survive on bad food (RT @guardian: 'Abundance of bad food' makes poorest obese, says minister http://t.co/g3r9Rteq)...
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Elderly medicine: How to know if you are fit enough for surgery - by Dr Pandula Siribaddana - Helium

In elderly care, many types of surgical problems are seen which could be due to age related processes, pathological disorders or else it can be an..., Dr Pandula Siribaddana
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Depression in old age | OUPblog

Depression in old age | OUPblog | Geriatrics and Gerontology | Scoop.it
By Siegfried Weyerer Depression in old age occurs frequently, places a severe burden on patients and relatives, and increases the utilization of medical services and health care costs.
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