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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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The researchers carried out a randomised controlled trial for the study to compare exercise therapy with arthroscopic surgery among middle-aged patients with degenerative meniscal tears.
The CDC experts also stressed that there was little change in the rate among middle-aged African American, Hispanics and most other racial and ethnic groups.
Researchers offer a few explanations on why middle-aged Americans, the baby boomer generation, has seen an increased in suicides, including the economy's downturn over the past decade and the increased availability of opioid drugs like OxyContin and oxycodone.
Americans born in the 1950s and '60s - the middle-aged people in our samples - were raised during historic social movements, from civil rights to various antiwar countercultures," the authors explain.
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 figures have led to renewed warnings about the eyesight of UK motorists as the document, which emerged this month, shows that one-in-five middle-aged drivers have taken to the road knowing they have poor eyesight.
WE ARE told that obesity affects more and more in our modern age, whether it be younger folk or the middle-aged.
Forty years of research on 5 820 healthy, middle-aged Japanese American men, recruited between 1965 and 1968, showed that 42% lived until they were at least 85, but only 11% lived at least that long and stayed healthy.
The Middle-Aged Man & The Sea" is an anthology of thirteen short stories by this accomplished author, many of which have been previously published in such literary journals as 'Rosebud', 'Clackamas Literary Review', and the 'Southern California Anthology'.
ACTON - Detectives released surveillance camera photos of a middle-aged man and a couple in their late teens or early 20s using a sledgehammer to try to break into a Metrolink ticket vending machine.
Why are middle-aged sections of the boreal forest so important to the survival of the woodland caribou?