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January detox in four easy steps

Detox your body after the December excesses and be at your healthy best in 2014.

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6th Jan 2014
50connect editorial
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Your winter wellness war chest

Boost your winter cold immunity with vitamin D3, Echinacea, Beta-Glucans and Probiotics.

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3rd Jan 2014
50connect editorial
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Vitamin supplements: a waste of time?

New research suggests that for many of us, taking vitamin supplements is a waste of time. But what is the truth behind the headlines?

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20th Dec 2013
50connect editorial
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Libido after 50 and Vitamin D pros and cons

Health news round up - Dr Sarah Brewer examines libido in later life, while Robert Hobson asks whether Vitamin D supplements are all they're cracked up to be.

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16th Dec 2013
50connect editorial
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Health news - A nation of pill-poppers?

The rise of the antidepressant and simple heart health. 50connect looks behind the headlines looking at the news stories that impact YOU.

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2nd Dec 2013
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GPs warn thousands at high risk of stroke

New research shows GP budget cuts hampering access to atrial fibrilation medication that reduces the risk of stroke by two-thirds

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28th Nov 2013
Gareth Hargreaves
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Treat yourself better without Antibiotics

With cold and flu season about to hit, a new health compaign has been launched called “Treat Yourself Better Without Antibiotics”. In our new weekly expert news column we look behind the headlines and what it means for us.

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21st Nov 2013
50connect editorial
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Health round-up

50connect looks behind the headlines looking at the news stories that impact YOU.

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15th Nov 2013
50connect editorial
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Pomegranate Power

Discover the red beauty secret and unearth the healthy properties of pomegranate

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15th Nov 2013
50connect editorial
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10 Easy ways to boost energy

Feeling tired and lethargic as we head into winter? Here’s how to revive your get up and go…

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13th Nov 2013
50connect editorial
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The benefits of physiotherapy for back pain

Back pain is a very common condition among older people, but simple exercise and physiotherapy can reduce its impact on your life.

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6th Nov 2013
50connect editorial
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Health > Men's Health

Prostate concerns?

Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men in the UK. So why are so many men over 50 failing to get a health check?

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7th Oct 2013
50connect editorial
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Prostate health check

Erica Heilman reveals the prostate cancer information every man should know

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7th Oct 2013
Gareth Hargreaves
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Are you breast cancer aware?

Female breast cancer has increased by 70% since the mid 1970s, but what causes it and what steps can you take to reduce your risk?

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1st Oct 2013
Gareth Hargreaves
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The formula for a healthy and happy later life

Dr Todd Kashdan reveals a novel formula for better health for over 50s

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24th Sep 2013
50connect editorial
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Health > Dementia care & awareness

What should you do if you think you are developing dementia?

Dr Mary Jordan highlights some key indicators that could help you recognise the early signs of dementia.

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18th Sep 2013
Mary Jordan
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Detox retreat in West Sussex

Diane Priestley escapes deskbound stress and take a detox retreat that releases toxins, helps her shed weight and regain her health in just five days!

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16th Sep 2013
Diane Priestley
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How to age successfully

Dr Lynda Shaw says we need to proactively engage mentally, physically and socially to do age well

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2nd Sep 2013
Lynda Shaw
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Summer super fruits

If you’re hoping to lose weight, save your skin from the damaging effects of the sun or alleviate the symptoms of hayfever, eating berries is the answer.

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30th Aug 2013
50connect editorial
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Medicinal fruit and vegetables

Heal and protect the body with fresh organic natural produce.

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28th Aug 2013
50connect editorial
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Help for ingrown toenails

Dr Suzanne Belyea offers tips to take the pain out of an infected ingrowing toenail and how to care for your feet.

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16th Aug 2013
50connect editorial
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Boost your health by eating breakfast

Skipping breakfast has been consistently associated with various health risks. It’s not just an old wives tale! Breakfast really is the most important meal of the day, but why?

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13th Aug 2013
50connect editorial
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Power Walking tips from Walk the Walk

Health and fitness benefits for over 50s finding the time to walk for 30 minutes a day

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8th Jul 2013
50connect editorial
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Health > Men's Health

Male menopause

Dr Lynda Shaw explains male menopause and the problems faced by men in their late 40s and early 50s.

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30th May 2013
Lynda Shaw
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Healthy food tips for over 50s

Simple recipe for good health after your 50th birthday - good nutrition and regular exercise

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28th May 2013
50connect editorial
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Health > Dementia care & awareness

Dementia facts

42% of people in the UK believe there is no available treatment for dementia. Understand the disease that costs the nation £23 billion a year.

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20th May 2013
50connect editorial
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Dementia – a public health perspective

How dementia care and specialist dementia services impact on the NHS

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20th May 2013
Fiona Flaherty
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Blood Pressure - the facts

Fiona Flaherty reveals seven steps to both prevent and largely manage your blood pressure on your own.

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17th Apr 2013
Fiona Flaherty
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Blood pressure - avoiding unnecessary risks

Fiona Flaherty explains why your body should get a 'full service' to combat the risks of hypertension

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17th Apr 2013
Fiona Flaherty
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Parkinson's: Facing discrimination and prejudice

Steve Ford, CEO of Parkinson’s UK and Jane Asher, president of the charity reveal the findings of the research on why people with Parkinson's facing so much discrimination.

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15th Apr 2013
Agatha Cheng


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