Monthly Archives: October 2020

Does bariatric surgery increase life expectancy?

[ad_1] A recent research study examines the link between bariatric surgery and life expectancy.  Obesity is known to shorten life expectancy and can lead to diabetes mellitus, cardiovascular disease, hypertension, stroke, and certain cancers. Not only can these conditions reduce the quality of life, but there is an increased risk of premature death. Bariatric surgery…

Is there a relationship between loneliness and wisdom?

[ad_1] A recent study examined the connection between loneliness and wisdom, and the correlation with aspects of mental and physical health in middle-aged and older adults. One of the most important discoveries psychologists have made in the past several decades is the link between mental and physical health. Several mental factors have now been linked…

Is high intensity training for older adults beneficial?

[ad_1] Recent study compares high intensity training for older adults with moderate intensity continuous training. For adults aged 65 and older, the World Health Organization recommends at least 150 minutes of moderate-intensity exercise or 75 minutes of vigorous aerobic activity per week. The exercise improves heart and brain health, and lowers the risk of death…