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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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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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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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Understanding unexpected ageing

Next time you feel like complaining about your wrinkles or the ageing process consider the youngsters living with Progeria.

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28th Mar 2013
Lynda Shaw
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10 Top tips to help you get a good night’s sleep

Suffer disturbed sleep, insomnia or tiredness? Jo Say, bedding expert at House of Bath, shares her top tips for perfect slumber.

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28th Mar 2013
50connect editorial
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A breakthrough in genetic cancer research saved my life

How Cancer Research UK's pioneering research into discovering new ways to fight cancer convinced Clare Delaney to make an important and life-changing decision.

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25th Mar 2013
50connect editorial
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Natural shortcomings of ageing are not the problem they seem

Macular degeneration, short-term memory loss and reduced sense of taste and smell are all part of the natural ageing process – and here’s how we’ve learned to cope!

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19th Mar 2013
Lynda Shaw
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Health > Nutrition

Healthy eating: Over 50s and red meat

Professor Robert Pickard explains why diets of those of middle age & older are short in vital vitamins and minerals, and how red meat can help.

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14th Mar 2013
Gareth Hargreaves
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Health > Men's Health

Fighting prostate cancer

More ways in which changes to your diet can lessen the risk from prostate cancer.

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26th Feb 2013
50connect editorial
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UK's first hair transplant - by robot

Revolutionary ‘Robograft’ is used for the very first time in Europe

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21st Feb 2013
50connect editorial
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Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) – more than just ‘the rhythm and blues’

The amended Health and Social Care Act arrives in April and changes the way care is delivered - some of it for the better!

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30th Jan 2013
Fiona Flaherty
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Health > Nutrition

10 rules for easy weight loss

Look and feel good with these10 rules for easy weight loss.

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29th Jan 2013
50connect editorial
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Older men advised to keep an eye on oral health

Research reveals a possible link between tooth loss and blindness in older men.

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14th Jan 2013
50connect editorial
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Nutrition: Cancer fighting root vegetables

Cruciferous vegetables contain compounds that fight cancer and help strengthen resistance to other health issues

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7th Jan 2013
50connect editorial
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Health > Dementia care & awareness

Dementia - Time to talk

If you're worried that someone close to you is losing their memory, encourage them to see their GP

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4th Dec 2012
50connect editorial
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Fitness over 50

Exercise and fitness classes that cater for older people

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4th Dec 2012
Rhian Mainwaring


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