32 is the age we are 'most likely to experience burnout'

Most of us are familiar with the concept of burnout. It’s a state of emotional, physical, and mental exhaustion caused by excessive and prolonged stress. And now scientists have predicted when it will likely happen to you. Burnout happens when you feel overwhelmed, emotionally drained, and unable to meet constant…

Do people become more selfless as they age?

Looking for something to binge-watch while you’re hunkering down at home? Consider checking out the popular TV show “The Good Place.” Over four recently concluded seasons, the series follows the adventures and mishaps of four utterly self-centered characters on their quest to become decent and selfless human beings. The deeper…

Anticholinergic burden tied to adverse effects in middle age

Anticholinergic burden (ACB) is associated with adverse outcomes in a middle- to older-aged population, according to a study published in the March/April issue of the Annals of Family Medicine. Peter Hanlon, from University of Glasgow in the United Kingdom, and colleagues used data from the U.K. Biobank community cohort (502,538…

Paralympian Marieke Vervoort Has Died By Euthanasia At Age 40

Belgian athlete Marieke Vervoort has died by euthanasia. She suffered from progressive tetraplegia, an incurable spinal disease, and decided to end her life on her own terms on Tuesday. Marieke competed as a wheelchair sprinter in the London and Rio de Janeiro Paralympics. Belgian Paralympic gold medalist Marieke Vervoort has…

This Battle Rope Burner Will Wreck You at Any Age

Battle rope workout sessions can reduce even the fittest guy to a gasping pile of sweat. But it’s worth it, because a good battle rope circuit delivers fun calorie burn, and torches your entire body. Need proof? Try this full-body battle rope circuit finisher from trainer Paul Sklar, C.S.C.S. This…

The key to a healthy heart lies in our gut

Does the gut microbiome on the health of the heart? When people get older, they stiffen over time, your blood vessels in a natural way. This increases the risk for cardiovascular disease. Researchers wanted to find out now why this stiffening of the blood vessels occurs. They found that changes…