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July 30, 2016

Dangerous pains – When to seek emergency care

We all suffer from aches and pains. But the question is when do we need to worry? Which should not be ignored and most importantly which should have us calling emergency services? Here is a list of those pains and symptoms which require immediate and emergency intervention: (more…)
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Ageing
July 20, 2016

A fresh look at anti-ageing

Stopping the ageing clock starts now for you. No waiting for emergency beauty procedures, or for the day that your muscle-tone starts to let you down! Cutting edge research on how to slow the clock offers you many new options on ways to keep your body, brain and looks both fit and fabulous. (more…)
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Ageing
May 17, 2016

Myth busting – live longer and better

We all want to live a long and healthy life, but none of us want to get old. It seems the idea of longevity is only appealing if we can retain our youthful fitness and health. Is longevity possible, is it something you should take, or something you should do? What IS the secret of youth? We take a look. (more…)
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Ageing
May 2, 2016

Wellness in your golden years

You have great plans for your retirement! You’ve invested enough to make them happen, but retirement is going to mean major changes to – here is the secret to making it a good time. (more…)
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Ageing
June 20, 2015

Die young – But as slowly as possible!

There’s a worldwide industry – worth billions and billions – dedicated to keeping you looking younger! Cosmetics, complicated placenta-extract creams, cosmetic surgery tourism packages; all focus on keeping you looking fresh and youthful. But you may be missing the most important point: beauty and youth actually come from the inside. (more…)
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Ageing
May 31, 2015

Whisky and cigars – The solution to living a longer life?

It seems drinking whisky and cigars can increase your lifespan – sounds crazy, right? Well, Richard Overton, USA’s oldest veteran is 108 years old and has been drinking whisky and smoking cigars for the majority of his life. So, is this man just genetically gifted or could his routine be the key to living a longer life? (more…)
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Ageing
January 8, 2015

Can Alzheimer’s be cured?

Dementia, and particularly dementia of the Alzheimer’s type, is becoming a lot more common as the years go by. Unlike many diseases, Alzheimer’s is a collection of conditions with no cure, no known cause and it has a massive impact the people closest to the patient. If you have a family member suffering from Alzheimer’s then you’ll know exactly how devastating can be – it’s almost as if you’re losing your loved one right in front of your eyes. Scientists all over the world have been researching this condition - trying to understand it and find a cure. Now they…
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Ageing
July 9, 2014

An Alzheimer’s blood test? It’ll soon be possible

Scientists say that a blood test that identifies people who are likely to develop Alzheimer’s could be ready to go in two years! But what does that have to do with you or me – isn’t Alzheimer’s something that only old people get? It is, but this test is aimed at spotting the likelihood long before it happens, which is a massive leap when it comes to the condition. The test is 90% accurate and the hope is that an early warning will help to slow the onset, or even stop deterioration. (more…)
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Ageing
June 6, 2014

A spill-proof cup developed for Parkinson’s patients – by an 11-year-old!

Genius is often found in the most unlikely of places. Penicillin, for example, was discovered by accident, and so was the microwave. Now, an 11-year-old girl has invented a special spill-proof cup that may change the lives of Parkinson’s patients worldwide. (more…)
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AgeingEnergyExercise, Fitness & Muscle
April 16, 2014

However old you are, you can still be SPECTACULAR

…and be beautiful and do something amazing that no-one expects. Like 79 year old Paddy and her dance partner, Nico, who surprised everyone with their energetic salsa routine on the hugely popular reality TV show, Britain’s Got Talent. It just goes to show, you’re only as old as you feel.  Don’t let age slow you down, find something you love doing, and enjoy it for as long as you’re able! (more…)
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