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middle

adjective average, axial, centermost, central, centric, centroidal, equidistant, halfway, interjacent, intermediate, mean, medial, median, mediate, mediocre, medium, mid, midmost, midway, pivotal

middle

noun average, axis, center, centrality, central part, central point, central position, centrum, core, focal point, heart, hub, kernel, mean, medium, mesne, midst, nucleus
See also: average, center, central, interior, intermediate, mediocre, mesne
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In middle age, especially late middle age, the effects of degenerative processes on the various organs of the body start to manifest.
Half that and add a bit either side and middle age is 30 to 50.
The study found that the association of blood pressure in old age to brain measures depended on a history of blood pressure in middle age.
In addition, an individual's change in BMI between early adulthood and middle age did not influence these effects.
If gaining weight in middle age leads to health problems, then getting fat in childhood "might be far worse," he hypothesizes.
Maybe, she hopes, when her children hit middle age, they won't look in the mirror and see the error of their ways written upon their face as she does upon hers.
TAKING up drinking in middle age cuts the risk of heart disease but increases the chances of dying from other causes, scientists warned.
People, particularly those currently in middle age, should be planning for their style of living in retirement and into their later stages of life.
Viewed from this perspective - as from so many others - Truffaut and his friend Jean-Luc Godard were the opposing polestars of the Nouvelle Vague: Godard the spirit of youth, lost youth, growing more rebellious with each of his movies, until finally they became all but impenetrable to his audiences; and Truffaut, drawn to middle age even as a young director (his great second feature, Shoot the Piano Player, is about an artist so sensitive to pain that he's sheltered himself entirely from experience), and settling, as he grew older, into the cozy comforts of genre and charm.
Weisman delights in pointing out the similarities between babyhood and middle age.
Another recent study demonstrated the clear link between being overweight in middle age and their mental health in later life.
Washington, Mar 23 ( ANI ): People who develop diabetes and high blood pressure in middle age are more likely to have brain cell loss and other damage to the brain, as well as problems with memory and thinking skills, than people who never have diabetes or high blood pressure or who develop it in old age, a new study suggests.