Home > Lifestyle > Ageing well > News News All sections in Ageing well » Anti-ageing » Health tips » Non-surgical » Nutrition to stay young » Surgical » Ageing Well News Seniors, stay cool this summer Nothing beats spending long summer days outdoors. But if you’re in your golden years, too much heat and sunshine could be dangerous. Sign up for the newsletter » Quiz How long will you live? » Ask DietDoc » Ask CyberDoc » Celebrity ageing Plastic surgery trend on arms Getting up improves seniors' physical function According to a study, just the act of standing-up can be a way to improved physical function in older people. Sitting less may protect your DNA More time spent on your feet appears to lengthen bits of DNA called telomeres, which might increase your lifespan. A nose job does affect the voice A study from Iran shows that people who went under the knife for nose jobs ended up sounding a bit more nasal. HIV may affect older patients' driving skills A test has determined that older people with HIV may have compromised mental skills that could affect their driving ability. Life expectancy in Gauteng improved The life expectancy of people living in Gauteng has improved, premier Nomvula Mokonyane said on Monday. Researchers find a cause of aging that can be reversed Medical researchers might have found a way to combat age-related diseases such as cancer, type 2 diabetes, muscle wasting and inflammatory diseases. “ Latest comment on Health24 John Smith says... You sound bitter - which is odd really - and homophobic. Just accept the facts, there is no case against Shrien Dewani, all the articles you have written on the subject actually... Dewani trial a damp squib ” Lobsters could hold the key to eternal youth Lobsters might well be delicious served with a little garlic butter, but would you be so willing to chow down on these crustaceans if you knew that they might one day allow humans to live forever? Craig Venter aims to eradicate age-related diseases US scientist Craig Venter has founded a company that will use genomics and stem cell therapies to find treatments to help older adults to stay healthy and functional for longer. Healthy lifestyle fights ageing In a small study, scientists said they had proof that a healthy lifestyle helps the body's cells fight ageing. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Uncontrolled periodontal disease and diabetes – a collective health risk? Exam stress – a challenge for the whole family Eduloan offers affordable education finance Live healthier Medical bills » GP and money Cut medical bills Medical savings account Medical scheme: what is a self-payment gap? Have you exhausted your day-to-day benefits and moved into your self-payment gap? Here's what it means. Allergy alert » Allergy myths Cold or allergy? Children and allergies Allergy facts vs. fiction Some of the greatest allergy myths and misconceptions can actually be damaging to your health.