Wormy secret to longer life

The regenerative abilities of the flatworm Macrostomum lignano serve as a model for how humans might regenerate...

Creating a strong future for frailty

Frailty is a debilitating, age-associated condition that is both challenging to treat and a burden on patients and...

300 standards and counting…

The Institute for Apprenticeships (IFA) has approved its 300th apprenticeship standard for delivery – the Clinical...

Death and Taxes

Tax the old

We are all facing a time-bomb. Populations across the globe are ageing. And the aged need care, and that costs money...

Coming to a consensus

Clinical consensus statements are agreed opinions formulated by a group of experts on specific clinical challenges...

Physical fitness relates to dementia risk

We look forward with great anticipation to publication of the results from the...

The declining mind

We all know that as we age our minds, like the rest of our body, begins to show signs of decline.

At first we...

Life's building blocks

This story has been heralded as the discovery of the "Legos of life" – we prefer to talk and or write about Lego. It...

Bariatric surgery prolongs lifespan in obese

Obesity is on the rise. In the UK rates of obesity have increased from 13 to 24% in men and from 16 to 26% in women...

A thought's fleeting trip through the brain

It is an interesting question - how does a thought pass through the brain?

It is possible to use electrodes...

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