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Imperial College study shows coronavirus antibody prevalence falling in England

Tests on more than 365,000 people in England between 20 June and 28 September have shown that the antibody response to the virus that c...

  • 27/10/2020
  • Health & Social Care Research, Big Data & Digital Health, Blood & Immune System, Infectious diseases


Housing Secretary unveils green housing revolution

A new green standard for new build homes will bring an environmental revolution to home building.   A new green standard for new buil...

  • 07/10/2019
  • Culture & Society, Housing


Older people's experiences of mental health and dementia services

Healthwatch North Tyneside is the independent champion for people who use health and social care services in North Tyneside. Their purp...

  • 17/09/2019
  • Health & Social Care Research, Ageing, Social Care, Dementia, Brain & Mind


Inside the village that caters for its ageing population

Pescueza in Extremadura, western Spain, is adapting to provide for the needs of its older population through a non-profit project calle...

  • 03/09/2019
  • Innovation for Ageing, Culture & Society, Housing, Mobility & Transport


WHO is establishing technical advisory group and roster of experts on digital health

WHO is establishing a global multi-disciplinary technical group to advise us on issues related to digital health. WHO’s newly-establis...

  • 02/09/2019
  • Health & Social Care Research, Big Data & Digital Health


Type 2 diabetes: losing even a small amount of weight may lower heart disease risk

People with type 2 diabetes are often encouraged to lose weight. And recent studies have shown that losing a lot of weight can reverse ...

  • 30/08/2019
  • Health & Social Care Research, Diabetes


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


The grandmother effect suggests that proximity is a factor in family size

The human species is one of the very few, along with orcas and pilot whales, where females cease to be fertile after approximately 45 y...

  • 27/08/2019
  • Culture & Society, Women's Health


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