Category Archives: Aging

Ten Things You Can Do To Live to 100

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The first person to live to 150 (if you discount Biblical accounts that Methusela and others lived inordinately long lives) – has already been born, according to scientists. As the baby boom generation reaches into its final decades, the idea of reaching 100 years is not the feat it once seemed. Medical advances and the genetic lottery have a lot […]

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Eating Right For Erectile Dysfunction

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If you’re one of the many men over 50 dealing with erectile dysfunction – or you live with one who is – you might want to seriously consider changing your eating habits to include a lot more fish, vegetables and olive oil – in other words eat Mediterranean style. That’s because a new study shows men with erectile dysfunction on […]

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Cheating But Not Leaving

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It made the front pages of the London papers – famous biographer admits to “relationship” with theatre critic.  As the Telegraph reported it, Dame Margaret Drabble and Sir Michael Holroyd have never had the most conventional of marriages: for years the literary couple have maintained separate homes to give them space to write. Now they’ve ended that arrangement and share […]

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Clarkson’s Missing Link – His Wife Of 21 Years

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All the way through the Jeremy Clarkson Top Gear circus I wondered when someone was going to twig to the obvious missing link and ask the question: Would all this have happened if the juvenile petrol head still enjoyed the stabilising influence of his “Mumma-wife” of more than two decades Frances Clarkson? And finally Beverley Turner got around to answering […]

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Willie Nelson’s Connoisseur Dope Brand

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He’s almost as well known for his support of dope smoking as he is for his music, so it’s probably no surprise country music old timer Willie Nelson is about to launch his own legal cannabis brand, Willie’s Reserve.  Like a grand old port, the cannabis world is about to get its first connoisseur brand. The main surprise might be […]

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Small Lifestyle Change – Long Benefits

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A short eight week change in eating and exercising habits produced benefits that were still being felt a year later, a UK study into Mediterranean diet and exercise has found. It is thought the short time eating more salad, fish, legumes, whole grains, olive oil and  fruit and vegetables, combined with moderate exercise produced molecular changes in blood circulation that […]

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The Secret Of A Happy Marriage?

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The secret to a happy marriage in later life?  Research indicates it’s hard to go past the simple prescription: sex is the key to marital happiness. A recent study looking at older married couples concluded it was important for older couples “to find ways to stay engaged in sexual activity, even as health problems render familiar forms of sexual interaction […]

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Preventing Cancer with Diet and Exercise

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  Over 90 per cent of cancers are preventable, says a mammoth new report which focuses on the part that diet, exercise, smoking, alcohol consumption and obesity play in causing cancer. The American Association For Cancer Research says the “war on cancer” has been a “qualified failure,” with cancer the second highest cause of death in the US after heart […]

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Coffee: Good Or Bad For Testosterone?

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Coffee has been shunned by high performance athletes and body builders because they’ve believed it decreases testosterone. But after the International Olympics Committee eased its ban on coffee a few years back, a New Zealand study showed quite the opposite. Professional Rugby players given caffeine supplements an hour before lifting weights showed greater levels of testosterone after a power training […]

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