Middle Aged

  • Both passivity and hyperactivity can damage knees November 26, 2012

    Washington: Both high and low levels of physical activities can speed up damage to the knee cartilage among the middle-aged, says a new study. Researchers at the University of California - San Francisco (UCSF) previously had found a link between physical activity and cartilage degeneration. But that study focused on...
  • The perfect look for Valentine's Day February 14, 2012

    Mumbai: Despite indications that '50 is the new 30', middle age continues to be used as a figure of speech for decline or inactivity in a person's life. But this Valentine's Day, for many middle-aged men and women, it means turning over a new leaf. Cosmetologists assert that clinics have...
  • Middle-aged are grumpiest, says expert. Hmmfff. April 19, 2011

    London: The middle-aged happen to be the grumpiest of the lot because happiness follows a U-shaped curve during one's lifetime, experts say. Overall satisfaction begins to drop as early as late twenties and does not begin to recover until well past 50 years, says Bert van Landeghem of the Maastricht University...
  • Was Medieval England more Merrie than thought? December 7, 2010

    London: Maybe being a serf or a villein in the Middle Ages was not such a grim existence as it seems. Medieval England was not only far more prosperous than previously believed, it also actually boasted an average income that would be more than double the average per capita income of...