Adults who include at least 150 minutes of moderate to vigorous activity each week live longer than those who don’t exercise in this manner, according to a new study in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine.
Elderly people who have a positive outlook, lower stress levels, moderate alcohol consumption, abstention from tobacco, moderate to higher income and no chronic health conditions are more likely to thrive in their old age, according to a study in the October issue of the Journals of Gerontology, Medical Sciences.
Tai Chi is a “soft” but powerful martial art performed much like a dance, gracefully and deliberately with sequences emulating animal postures, such as crane, dragon and snake.
TaiChi started as a martial art and a means of self-defense. Over time, people began to use it for health purposes as well.
Women who took the birth control pill beginning in the late 1960s lived longer than those never on the pill, according to a new study published in the British Medical Journal, BMJ.