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Creative arts therapies can help people with dementia socialise and express their grief

People with dementia can flourish and show creativity in ways they, their caregivers and loved ones never thought possible. Under the g...

  • 26/08/2019
  • Health & Social Care Research, Culture & Society, Dementia, Brain & Mind, Health & wellbeing


Isabel Allende: How to live passionately—no matter your age

Author Isabel Allende is 71. Yes, she has a few wrinkles—but she has incredible perspective too. In this candid talk, meant for viewers...

  • 23/08/2019
  • Innovation for Ageing, Culture & Society, Health & 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


Longer lifespans are changing the shape of the world’s population pyramid

The world is in the midst of a notable period of demographic transition. Back in the 1960s, global population growth peaked at a 2.1% ...

  • 21/08/2019
  • Culture & Society


Corporations are funding health and nutrition research – here’s why you should be worried

For the health-conscious consumer, it’s hard to keep up with the dizzying array of products on offer. Consumers want unbiased informati...

  • 20/08/2019
  • Culture & Society, Finance, Work


How Japan can take the lead with an ageing workforce

Japan, like many countries around the world, faces the transformative effects of Globalization 4.0, as Fourth Industrial Revolution tec...

  • 19/08/2019
  • Work, Culture & Society, Finance


Jane Fonda: Life's third act

Within this generation, an extra 30 years have been added to our life expectancy -- and these years aren't just a footnote. Jane Fonda ...

  • 16/08/2019
  • Culture & Society, Health & wellbeing


Top health scientist recognised with Fellowship

Professor Mary Herbert, Professor of Reproductive Biology at Newcastle University has been elected as a Fellow to the Academy of Medica...

  • 15/08/2019
  • Health & Social Care Research, Women's Health, Men's Health


Newcastle experts lead €6m international trial into rare bone disease

Genetic specialists are spearheading a multi-national study which aims to develop a new treatment for rare bone disease. Experts at Ne...

  • 14/08/2019
  • Health & Social Care Research, Bones, Joints & Muscles


Empathy in healthcare is finally making a comeback

A doctor friend – let’s call her Anne – was teaching three smart medical students who were told to diagnose a woman complaining of nons...

  • 13/08/2019
  • Culture & Society, Health & Social Care Research, Brain & Mind


Dementia: The greatest health challenge of our time

Dementia is the greatest health challenge of our time, the charity Alzheimer's Research UK has warned. Dementia was first described by...

  • 12/08/2019
  • Health & Social Care Research, Dementia, Brain & Mind


Susan Pinker: The secret to living longer may be your social life

The Italian island of Sardinia has more than six times as many centenarians as the mainland and ten times as many as North America. Why...

  • 09/08/2019
  • Culture & Society, Health & wellbeing