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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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MANY middle-aged adults increasingly feel obligated to take care of both their aging parents and their kids.
The study suggests that programs designed to prevent serious falls in older adults may need to be modified to address risks for middle-aged adults too.
In obese middle-aged men and women, those figures were 47% and 39%, respectively, and in the morbidly obese they were 65% and 48%.
We don't do this." The foreign woman quietly and politely complies by standing up and promptly giving the middle-aged woman the priority seat.
The researchers found that cognitive disability was the most prevalent type among young adults (10.6 percent), while mobility disability was most prevalent among middle-aged and older adults (18.1 and 26.9 percent, respectively).
The researchers estimate that a 10 percentage point increase in the ratio of the number of middle-aged to older workers is associated with 0.9 more robots per thousand workers.
Added on to that is the little fact that middle-aged people are a neglected lot.
The incidence of cardiovascular disease was significantly delayed by an average of 7.5 years in middle-aged men of normal BMI and 7.1 years in middle-aged women of normal BMI, compared with those with morbid obesity.
The leading causes of deaths among middle-aged people are cancer, heart disease, stroke, trauma (e.g., accidents) and infections such as pneumonia and TB.
.Researchers suggested that supervised exercise therapy be considered a treatment option for middle-aged patients with this type of knee damage,Health news reported.
Middle-aged men can now take pride in being called MAMILs