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Healthy Ageing ? Will it Ever Come True Globally?

Healthy ageing is fast gaining currency but scientists the world over suggest that the concept of successful ageing should be abandoned, pointing to social inequalities and the problems associated with labeling a person an “unsuccessful ager”. A major new Series on health and ageing, published in “The Lancet”, warns that unless health systems find effective strategies to address the problems ...

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Chronic illness makes people feel lonely, loss partner heightens it: Study

A new study has found that the chronic illness often results in sufferers feeling lonely, despite having a constant partner for more than 50 years. "We were surprised by the amount of literature that examined whether people who are lonely are more likely to get sick. Yet, none of them asked the opposite question: ‘Do sick people get lonely?’," said ...

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