Tag Archives: Aged

Singapore approves Covid vaccine for children aged 12 to 15 as cases surge

A health worker prepares a dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine at the Senja-Cashew Community Centre Vaccination Centre in Singapore on March 8, 2021. Wei Leng Tay | Bloomberg | Getty Images SINGAPORE — Singapore has approved the use of the Pfizer–BioNTech coronavirus vaccine for children between the ages of 12 and 15, authorities announced… Read More »

Key to rural aged care: pay and train more

Aged care providers in rural and remote communities would be better equipped to provide safe and quality services if their workers were better paid and more qualified, a royal commission has been told. Regional communities are in the spotlight as the aged care royal commission holds three days of hearings in Mudgee in the NSW… Read More »

Rob Lowe Opens Up About His Diet, Workout, and How He Essentially Hasn't Aged in 30 Years

When Rob Lowe looks in the mirror, he expects to find the same person looking back at him every day: a lean, toned, fresh-faced man in peak physical condition—himself at 28, the age when he had already gotten sober and married Sheryl Berkoff. “I feel exactly like that guy,” Lowe says. “And I see him.”… Read More »

Middle Aged Stress Associated With Smaller Brain Size And Poor Memory

Research has found that middle-aged individuals in their forties and fifties with elevated cortisol levels, a hormone associated with stress, perform worse on cognitive and memory tasks compared to individuals of the same age who have average levels of cortisol. Elevated blood cortisol levels were also linked to smaller brain volumes. One factor that’s getting… Read More »