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All posts in Healthy living & wellbeing


Virtual Research Engagement

Experts funded by the NIHR Newcastle Biomedical Research Centre (BRC) engaged audiences across the country with the first Faculty of Me...

  • 04/06/2020
  • Health & Social Care Research, Ageing, Bones, Joints & Muscles, Healthy living & wellbeing
  • Charlie Wilkinson


COVID-19 Community Involvement Update: Poor communication and lack of practical guidance highlighted as key concerns

The Patient Experience Research Centre (PERC) at Imperial College London are developing research to explore and understand people’s vie...

  • 06/04/2020
  • Health & Social Care Research, Big Data & Digital Health, Healthy living & wellbeing


Our very first MenoMeetup

In February 2020 the National Innovation Centre for Ageing held the first MenoMeetup in The Catalyst. We would like to say a huge thank...

  • 18/03/2020
  • Health & Social Care Research, Women's Health, Healthy living & wellbeing
  • Meera Vijayaraghavan


Unequal Ageing: Responding to health inequalities in later life

Thank you all for coming along to our first Research and Innovation matters event of 2020. Unequal Ageing: Responding to health inequal...

  • 19/02/2020
  • Health & Social Care Research, Ageing, Big Data & Digital Health, Carers, Healthy living & wellbeing, Social Care
  • Charlie Wilkinson


Health Research Matters: Co-production in young people’s health research

To kick off the Autumn series of the Health Research Matters lunchtime seminar series, the NIHR Imperial BRC Patient Experience Researc...

  • 07/10/2019
  • Health & Social Care Research, Children & young people, Women's Health, Healthy living & wellbeing
  • Philippa Pristera


Dan Buettner: How to live to be 100+

To find the path to long life and health, Dan Buettner and team study the world's "Blue Zones," communities whose elders live with vim ...

  • 29/08/2019
  • Health & Social Care Research, Ageing, Healthy living & wellbeing


Anger linked to illness in old age

Not all negative emotions are necessarily bad. In fact, they can direct your behaviour in useful ways. If you’re stuck in traffic and r...

  • 28/08/2019
  • Health & Social Care Research, Ageing, Brain & Mind, Healthy living & wellbeing


Why cheese may help control your blood sugar

Mmmm, cheese – a food as nutritious as it is delicious. Or is it? On the one hand, cheese is an excellent source of minerals like calc...

  • 22/08/2019
  • Health & Social Care Research, Blood & Immune System, Diabetes, Healthy living & wellbeing


Here comes the sun

By Martin GallerVOICE Knowledge Exchange Intern Sipping on a cocktail or enjoying an ice-cream-feet up, and soaking up the sun. You ca...

  • 25/07/2019
  • Health & Social Care Research, Cancer, Ageing, Skin, Healthy living & wellbeing


More than 1m childless people over 65 are 'dangerously unsupported'

More than 1 million people aged over 65 without children are “dangerously unsupported”, and at acute risk of isolation, loneliness, poo...

  • 03/07/2019
  • Culture & Society, Ageing, Carers, Social Care, Healthy living & wellbeing


Have a 'Good Book' suggestion on personal experience of health & care? Add it to our list

To celebrate World Book Day (23 April) this year, staff from the Imperial BRC Patient Experience Research Centre (PERC) tweeted a list ...

  • 17/05/2019
  • Health & Social Care Research, Culture & Society, Carers, Social Care, Healthy living & wellbeing


Even light physical activity has health benefits – new research

Most people probably don’t think of everyday activities – such as hanging out the washing or putting away the groceries – as having an ...

  • 21/04/2019
  • Health & Social Care Research, Healthy living & wellbeing