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Aging

Today’s generation shocked they might have to care for their parents

Pushing a pram gives a young middle-class man status in Scandinavia. But when will it be just as cool to push your old father around in a wheelchair?

Who chooses to work past age 67?

Not only people with higher education choose to work longer. A recent research project on seniors in working life reveals several surprising findings.

Using personal data to understand aging

A new six-year research project shows how patient data can help progress scientific research while maintaining personal data privacy.

Strength training helps the over 70s bulk up

A Swedish study suggests it’s probably never too late to increase muscle mass.

Why omega-3 lowers risk of disease

Norwegian scientists have uncovered new information about how omega-3 fatty acids actually work. Proteins that are misfolded accumulate like garbage in body cells and they can lead to diseases. Omega-3 helps cells remove such harmful proteins.

Why do men grow bald?

Why do men - and not women - lose their hair?. Scientists have the answers and some advice too.