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Tag: Lifestyle

Elderly hobbies
A new publication in Nature Medicine has provided evidence from multiple countries supporting the idea that older people who have hobbies are healthier and less likely to have depression. Loneliness, social isolation, and hobbies This paper begins with an explanation of population aging and its downstream consequences. The authors point out United Nations data showing...
Elderly bicycling
A new study suggests that greater diversity of everyday activities is associated with a slower rate of age-related cognitive decline, independently of the amount of physical activity [1]. Variety or quantity? It is widely accepted that being cognitively and socially active can slow down age-associated cognitive decline. Scientists also generally agree that the range of...
Smiling older woman
Researchers publishing in BMC Geriatrics have found that people who reported being happy were considerably more likely to live longer than people who were not. Conflicting previous research The relationship between happiness and health, even controlling for other relevant factors, has been frequently confirmed and occasionally denied in the research. While a comprehensive review has...
A new study suggests that β€œweekend warriors”, people who only exercise for one or two days a week, enjoy similar cardiovascular benefits as those who exercise more regularly [1]. How crucial is a daily run? The consensus of medical studies practically implores people to engage in at least some exercise, with current research strongly suggesting...
Outlive
Peter Attia, M.D., popular host of The Drive, has nearly a million followers across his social media platforms. In his first book, OUTLIVE The Science and Art of Longevity, he summarizes much of the evidence and wisdom that he has delivered to his audience over the years by providing a no-nonsense evidence-based tactical manual for...
Elderly drinking
A new comprehensive meta-analysis failed to find any protective effect of moderate drinking on mortality risk [1]. Linear or U-shaped? There is an ancient idea that while excessive drinking will kill you, moderate alcohol consumption is actually good for you, and until recently, it seemed to be supported by scientific evidence. Several populational studies have...