Ageing or aging is the process of getting older. This article focuses the social, cultural, and economic effects of ageing. The biology of ageing is treated in detail in senescence.Ageing is an important part of all human societies reflecting the biological changes that occur, but also reflecting cultural and societal conventions.Age is usually, but wholly arbitrarily, measured in years and a person's birthday is often an important event.

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Aging Other

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Sleep and Aging
... More than half of men and women over the age of 65 years complain of at least one sleep problem. Many older people experience insomnia and other sleep difficulties on a regular basis. As we get older,...
Source: Cleveland Clinic

Should Everyone Over Age 75 Take a Multivitamin?
... From the Cleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine Cindy Moore, MS, RD, LD, FADA, Director, Nutrition Therapy, Cleveland Clinic Should everyone over age 75 take a multivitamin? Age should not be the sole c...
Source: Cleveland Clinic

Aging Treatment

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Anti-Aging Benefits of Qigong
... Introduction In the early 1980''s, scientists in China began to study the medical benefits claimed for qigong. Since then, research on hundreds of medical applications of qigong have been reported in...
Source: HealthWorld

Bibliography on Anti-Aging and Qigong
... 1. Wang, Chongxing; Xu, Dinghgai; Qian, Yusheng; Kuang, Ankun. Research on anti aging effect of qigong. 1st World Conf for Acad Exch of Medical Qigong. 85E; 1988. 2. Tang, Cimei; Wan, Jinming; Lu, Zon...
Source: HealthWorld

   

Aging Articles

  • Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease Information Page
    ... Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) is a rare, degenerative, invariably fatal brain disorder. Typically, onset of symptoms occurs at about age 60.. There are three major categories of CJD: sporadic CJD, h...
  • Incontinence Can Be Controlled
    ... by Carolyn J. Strange No one wants to talk about it. Patients don't bring it up. Physicians don't ask. Meanwhile, millions suffer in silence as urinary incontinence erodes their quality of lif...
  • Older Adults: Depression and Suicide Facts
    ... Depression, one of the most common conditions associated with suicide in older adults,1 is a widely underrecognized and undertreated medical illness. In fact, several studies have found that many olde...
  • Osteoporosis
    ... Things that can increase your chances of developing osteoporosis include: being female small, thin body (under 127 pounds) family history of osteoporosis being postmenopausal or of an advanced age Cau...
  • Osteoporosis: Progress and Promise
    ... Osteoporosis is a skeletal disorder characterized by compromised bone strength predisposing to an increased risk of fracture. Bone strength reflects the integration of two main features: bone density ...
  • Presbycusis
    ... Presbycusis is the loss of hearing that gradually occurs in most individuals as they grow older. Hearing loss is a common disorder associated with aging. About 30-35 percent of adults between the ages...
  • Prostate Enlargement: Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia
    ... The prostate is a walnut-sized gland that forms part of the male reproductive system. The gland is made of two lobes, or regions, enclosed by an outer layer of tissue. As the diagrams show, the prosta...
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis
    ... Vocal cord paralysis is a voice disorder that occurs when one or both of the vocal cords (or vocal folds) do not open or close properly. Vocal cord paralysis is a common disorder, and symptoms can ran...

Resources

  • (National Women's Health Information Center, OWH, HHS)
  • (National Women's Health Information Center, OWH, HHS)