Ageing for Beginners by Estella Ilhan
25 Sep 2012
- IN life, it seems we are always looking forward to the next stage to move on to. When we are children, we look up to teenagers, waiting for the day we can be cool like them. When we are teenagers, we are practically gagging for the freedom that comes with being an adult, so eager we are to bid farewell to the nest and the clutches of our overbearing parents. When we are at university, living on a measly student lifestyle, we dream of earning big bucks from a high-flying career (as well as...
18 Sep 2012
- I RECENTLY came across a news article that stated, "Calorie restriction doesn't slow ageing". Naturally, anything implying that eating more could be better for me would catch my attention, but it turned out the article wasn't giving a conscience-free pass to all-you-can-eat buffets. Rather, it featured a study on rhesus monkeys, recently published by the US National Institute of Ageing (NIA) which found that the monkeys, when given...
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