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How to feel more positive about ageing

A new global study by Ipsos MORI* reveals just 30% of British adults say they are ‘looking forward to getting old’ which obviously means that the majority of us are not.

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22nd May 2019
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Health > Sex

Performance anxiety

Thousands of men suffer with sexual performance anxiety. Here Robert Filewich and Ken Rosenberg answer questions on why it happens and how to overcome it.

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2nd May 2019
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Why are 50 plus women susceptible to anaemia

Dr Sarah Brewer explains why women are at greater risk of developing anaemia in later life and how you can bridge the nutritional gap.

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1st May 2019
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Health > Your gifts in Wills power tomorrow's break throughs

Have your Will written or updated for free

The British Heart Foundation is partnered with National Free Wills Network so you can ensure your wishes are respected and avoid difficult decisions for your loved ones.

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26th Apr 2019
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Health > The A to Z of Lens Surgery for Over 50s

The 5 eye conditions that can threaten your sight after 50

Your vision changes as you age and while some conditions are part of the ageing process some are more serious require treatment to protect your sight.

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25th Apr 2019
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Each day 12 babies are diagnosed with a congenital heart defect in the UK

The British Heart Foundation continues to support research to improve the understanding, diagnosis and treatment of congenital heart conditions.

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17th Apr 2019
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Health > Dementia care & awareness

Artist collaboration creates banner to showcase allotment experiences of dementia

A banner created by people with dementia working with a trio of well-known artists has been unfurled at a special ceremony in Exeter.

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16th Apr 2019
Gareth Hargreaves
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Is 75 the new 65? Wealthy countries need to rethink what it means to be old

As people continue to live longer, governments will need to rethink similar policies around health care, employment and more, write Warren Sanderson and Sergei Scherbov.

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15th Apr 2019
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Planning for the future with Alzheimer’s Research UK

If you or a loved one are affected by dementia, you may have questions about legal issues surrounding writing a Will or Lasting Powers of Attorney. Alzheimer’s Research UK can help you plan for the future by outlining some things to think about.

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12th Apr 2019
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Health > General Health

Hydration in older age

Hydration is often overlooked when it comes to health and wellness advice but is just as important as a well-balanced diet and regular exercise. Here are some tips to help you spot the tell-tale signs

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12th Apr 2019
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Five ways to look after your gut

Busy lives, convenience diets and everyday stresses all contribute to put a burden on your gut health. Here, Eloise Craven-Todd reveals five little kindnesses for your tummy.

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11th Apr 2019
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Jeremy Bowen reveals he has bowel cancer

BBC journalist Jeremy Bowen is undergoing treatment for bowel cancer after diagnosis late last year.

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1st Apr 2019
Gareth Hargreaves
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Health > Your gifts in Wills power tomorrow's break throughs

“I want other people to get the second chance that I had”

Tony Larlham is proud to be one of the people who together fund around a quarter of the UK’s independent heart and circulatory disease research by leaving a gift in his Will to the British Heart Foundation.

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1st Apr 2019
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Health > Your gifts in Wills power tomorrow's break throughs

The British Heart Foundation funds research to beat the world’s biggest killers.

Gifts in Wills make up half of the BHF income, it's thanks to them we're able to have the long term investment to keep research going to beat heart and circulatory diseases and their risk factors.

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28th Mar 2019
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hVIVO is helping protect the over 60s from common viral infections

A new clinical study is looking at how healthy people aged 60-75 years old respond to respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) infections - and you can help.

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18th Mar 2019
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Health > Help beat cancer sooner: Leaving a gift in your Will

Jean: The impact of gifts in Wills

How research helped Jean Bayliss beat her cancer and pledge her support for Cancer Research UK.

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4th Mar 2019
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What Cancer Research UK does

Pledge to Cancer Research UK and you can help continue life-saving research.

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4th Mar 2019
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Health > Help beat cancer sooner: Leaving a gift in your Will

How gifts in Wills make a difference

Gifts in Wills provide the essential support needed to conduct research and make a positive impact for people living with cancer.

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4th Mar 2019
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Edd: How pledges make breakthroughs possible

Dr Edd James, a Cancer Research UK scientist, researches how the immune system can be harnessed to fight cancer.

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4th Mar 2019
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How to leave a gift in your Will

Make your pledge to leave a gift in your Will and help beat cancer sooner for future generations

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4th Mar 2019
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Making things simpler with Cancer Research UK's free Will writing service

Leaving a gift to a charity in your Will is a great way to leave a positive legacy behind, here’s our easy guide to ensure the causes dearest to you continue to benefit after you've gone.

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4th Mar 2019
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Antiques and heirlooms and the fight against cancer

Pledge to leave your antiques to Cancer Research UK in your Will and you could save lives for generations to come

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4th Mar 2019
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Jo: A personal reason to pledge

Jo Williamson has been a Cancer Research UK supporter for more than 20 years and has pledged a gift in his Will to help the charity continue its crucial work.

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4th Mar 2019
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Then and now – the difference that cancer research makes

Following a century of progress, you can fund the future of Cancer Research UK

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4th Mar 2019
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Health > General Health

Relieving joint pain and inflammation

What causes muscle and joint pain? We start to creak as we age but that doesn't mean we have to accept the discomfort.

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13th Feb 2019
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Health > Men's Health

Essential foods to keep men healthy

Rob Hobson, Healthspan Head of Nutrition takes a look at some simple food changes men can make to help them live longer and healthier lives.

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12th Feb 2019
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Does cannabis cure cancer? We asked an expert

David Robert Grimes challenges the misconception that cannabis has 'unreported' healing powers that reduce tumours and cure cancer.

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6th Feb 2019
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Health > Nutrition

Six diet swaps to lower cholesterol

Comfort foods come with a high cholesterol cost! Check out these alternatives to your weekly shop indulgences and reap the health rewards.

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28th Jan 2019
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Health > Nutrition

10 things you might not know about unhealthy eating

Ever wondered why we crave the things that are really, really aren't good for us. Dr Riccardo Di Cuffa has some surprising answers.

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25th Jan 2019
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Prince Philip, a prime example of how winter sun is a danger to drivers and how to eliminate the risk

Tips on how to protect yourself and your eyes from low winter sun and stay safe on the roads through the winter months.

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18th Jan 2019
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