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Obesity, older

Exercise Is Key To Strength And Function In Older Women

A higher protein diet when combined with exercise does not appear to result in any added benefits to body composition and muscle strength in overweight older women. On their own, exercise and eating higher protein diets are known to help people lose weight and increase strength. But combining both strategies doesn’t necessarily magnify their effects. […]

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depression loneliness, social isolation

Social Isolation, Loneliness Increase Heart Disease Risk In older Women

During the pandemic, social distancing has been encouraged to reduce the spread of COVID-19. But a new study reveals as much as a 27 percent increase in heart disease risk in postmenopausal women who experience both high levels of social isolation and loneliness.

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retire, retirement, age discrimination

Age Discrimination Laws Don’t Protect Women As Well As Men

The effectiveness of these laws is critical, not only in protecting against the inherent injustice of employment discrimination, but in ensuring the viability of Social Security.

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Exercisers, pandemic

Lifelong Female Exercisers Benefit from Better Muscle Function

Exercising throughout a woman’s life may help preserve muscle power during the aging process, according to recent research. 

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