Iris Apfel, self-proclaimed geriatric starlet, and best known for her trademark black glasses and colourful outfits, recently celebrated her 100th birthday (29 August). Even if you don’t subscribe to her theory of ‘More is more and less is a bore’, she’s said some pretty wise things. Here’s a taste.
A breakthrough study has shown that metabolism stays stable between the ages of 20 and 60 and doesn’t start to dip until our 60s.
They certainly seem to, and the big issue is how diverse those bugs are.
Menopause, age and genes can help increase it. We can’t control those, but research points to four important things we can control.
Who’d have thought that this butterfly-shaped gland in our neck could affect our heart health? But as it turns out it’s a close connection.
Arteries are like hoses in that they can get stiff and hard. It’s called ‘vascular ageing’ but it’s about lifestyle as well as age.
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