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The difference between retirement and successful ageing

successful ageing

Many people assume that retirement and successful ageing are somehow the same, or at least intertwined together. However, they are not synonymous and in fact, are two very different factors that don’t simply merge together as people make the transition from work-life to home -life. Robert Laura takes a look at the difference.


We can either slow down ageing or cure cancer – we can’t do both, study suggests

slow down ageing

A new study suggests our bodies haven’t evolved to slow down ageing and beat the ageing process because this could lead to cancer becoming more prolific.


Get rid of open pores with these 6 amazing home remedies

open pores

For a clearer and radiant looking skin, you need to first get rid of open pores. And to get rid of open pores, all you need are these 6 amazing home remedies.


Reverse ageing with these 4 gut-healing tricks

reverse ageing

As the old saying goes, you are what you eat and as scientist have discovered, foods packed full of good probiotics like yoghurt can do more than just keeping your digestion running smoothly. These healthy bacteria can actually play a part if keeping all kinds of other health issues in check, and even more importantly,


Why are Australian women ageing 20 years earlier than other women around the globe?


Is the legacy of living in our glorious sunburnt country doing us more damage that good? It is a luxury to live in a climate where we can enjoy the outdoors almost all year round, yet Australians look to be paying the ultimate price in the ageing game.


Deep sleep may act as fountain of youth

deep sleep

As we grow old, our nights are frequently plagued by bouts of wakefulness, bathroom trips and other nuisances as we lose our ability to generate the deep, restorative slumber we enjoyed in youth. But does that mean older people just need less sleep?


Scientists closer to anti-ageing drug


Scientists are a step closer to unlocking the mystery of how to reverse the ageing process. They’ve discovered that a natural compound found in fruit and vegetables, including avocado and broccoli, can help repair DNA that’s been damaged by ageing and radiation exposure.


How eating less can slow the ageing process


There’s a multi-billion-dollar industry devoted to products that fight signs of ageing, but moisturisers only go skin deep. Ageing occurs deeper – at a cellular level – and scientists have found that eating less can slow this cellular process.


Coffee’s Superpowers Could Extend To Slowing Ageing

slowing ageing

A Stanford study has found another benefit to the mighty bean.  Where we were once told to not drink coffee, we are now, almost on a daily basis, being told of the extraordinary health benefits linked with the caffeine-rich drink. The latest potential benefit of coffee comes from a study from Stanford University School of


Card games, crafts and surfing the web shown to ward off ageing brain

ageing brain

Even in your 70s and beyond, simple activities including surfing the web, playing bridge and socialising can stave off mental decline, new research says.