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middle-aged

adjective A clinical term of art referring to a person between age 45 and 65.

middle-aged

adjective Referring to a person between age 45 and 65, used in taking a history. Cf Elderly, Older.
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But the brand is really strong on the road because there is always an army of middle-aged furious women who like to come together and be in the same room and recognise themselves and laugh at it.
The researchers also indicated that middle-aged people accounted for some 57% of suicides in the United States.
org/blogs/health/2013/05/02/180545035/suicide-rate-climbs-for-middle-aged-americans) suicide rate of middle-aged U.
They found consistent evidence of an inverted U-shaped pattern of empathy across the adult life span, with younger and older adults reporting less empathy and middle-aged adults reporting more.
His newly published book, Confessions of a Middle-Aged Babe Magnet(available from Amazon.
A study by Northumbria University academics has found that although computer users are increasingly willing to disclose sensitive personal information online, there is a U-shaped curve whereby the youngest and oldest members of society are less protective of their privacy than those who are middle-aged.
She recently admitted defeat and bought a 'sheep-dog' bra for middle-aged women.
Middle-aged people's bodies tried to defend against H1N1 by hurling antibodies for similar viruses at the new flu.
Another possibility is that because middle-aged workers are at, or approaching, their peak career earnings they may be less attractive to some employers than younger or older workers who can be employed at less cost.
The Six Week Cure for the Middle-Aged Middle offers hope to middle-aged readers with unique needs and exercise abilities, sharing the author's new patient-proven program for shedding fat and becoming more youthful.
Summary: Middle-aged smokers with high cholesterol and high blood pressure could see their lives cut by a decade, researchers have warned.
A NEW report has revealed that many middle-aged people in the UK are putting oft attending a sight test, and endangering lives as a result.