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  • 'Two million Pakistanis suffer from Alzheimer's'

    'Two million Pakistanis suffer from Alzheimer's'

    With the population of elderly people in the country growing fast, the incidence of Alzheimer's is increasing alarmingly with around two million Pakistanis suffering from the preventable condition and their numbers continue to mount, health experts have warned. Alzheimer's is......

    September 27, 2017
  • Lonely in their twilight years

    Lonely in their twilight years

    Demographic transition is underway all over the world. In 2000, the number of children below 15 years was estimated to be 3.3 times higher than those aged above 60. For the first time in history, the number of the aged......

    July 23, 2017
  • AIIMS to adopt 50 physically challenged old-age people

    AIIMS to adopt 50 physically challenged old-age people

    The AIIMS in association with an NGO would adopt 50 elderly people, who are economically and physically challenged, to provide them with various health care facilities. These senior citizens would be adopted from various old age homes and the society......

    July 3, 2017
  • Take a walk in the woods

    Take a walk in the woods

    A walk in the woods and green spaces is likely to trigger changes in the levels of excitement, engagement and frustration in the brains of the elderly people living in urban areas, a study has found. The findings have important......

    April 11, 2017