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Health > Help beat cancer sooner: Leaving a gift in your Will

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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Health > Help beat cancer sooner: Leaving a gift in your Will

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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Health > Help beat cancer sooner: Leaving a gift in your Will

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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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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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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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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Easy food swaps to tackle the effects of stress

Stress can compromise nutrient intake by influencing appetite, food choice and depleting the body of micronutrients. Here are some tips to help make the right food choices.

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15th Jan 2019
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Health > General Health

Looking after your grandchild's teeth

We may be long in the tooth but our knowledge of oral and tooth care leaves a lot to be desired. Here are some tips for helping your grandchildren.

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9th Jan 2019
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Health > The A to Z of Lens Surgery for Over 50s

Protect your eyes on the slopes

Are you hitting the slopes this winter? You may have spent the last few weeks checking out the piste or the cheese fondue, but have you fully considered how you will protect your eyes during your trip?

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5th Dec 2018
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Health > Nutrition

Six diet swaps to lower cholesterol

High cholesterol is a risk factor for heart disease but by changing the way you eat and adopting healthy lifestyle habits you can reverse the risk and improve your levels. Read our six tips for reducing cholesterol levels.

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4th Dec 2018
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Understanding how sleep patterns change as we age

Disrupted sleep can not only ruin your day but also your health. Here are our eight top tips for ensuring a restful sleep

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29th Nov 2018
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Six essential food and nutrition time savers for busy carers

Rob Hobson looks at six ways to maintain a nutritious, healthy diet if you are a busy carer with limited time to cook and look after yourself.

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13th Nov 2018
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Health > The A to Z of Lens Surgery for Over 50s

Three serious eye conditions accelerated by diabetes

Diabetes is the leading cause of preventable sight loss in the UK and doubles the chance of developing a cataract. Here we highlight the three sight-related issues associated with the condition.

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12th Nov 2018
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Rediscovering body confidence with Slendertone

The slim and discreet abdominal toning belt that firms and tones your tummy anytime, anywhere.

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31st Oct 2018
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Health > General Health

Backed against a wall

Back pain affects 21.9 million people in the UK, but the list of what isn’t recommended is now longer than what is…

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30th Oct 2018
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Why eating your greens may keep you brainy

Sticking to the basics of healthy eating and adding green vegetables to your diet can help to boost your intake of nutrients that have been shown to be particularly beneficial for brain health.

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30th Oct 2018
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Health > Sex

The evolution of sex toys since the 1970s

Adult toys are hugely sophisticated, smaller and sleeker and are made to appeal to all ages. The choice is endless and the most difficult decision is where to begin!

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30th Oct 2018
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Health > Nutrition

Our lover affair with eggs

Rob Hobson, registered nutritionist and Head of Nutrition at Healthspan explains why we have fallen back in love with eggs and why they are so good for you.

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26th Oct 2018
Rob Hobson
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Health > The A to Z of Lens Surgery for Over 50s

What is an Intraocular Lens and which one is best for me?

Selecting the Intraocular lens that suits your needs can be a daunting thought. This article will talk you through your options and help you feel prepared before your visit to the ophthalmologist.

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23rd Oct 2018
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Health > Care and carers

When a family member with dementia goes into care

It can be a daunting and emotional time for families coming to the decision to move a relative with dementia into care. Rebecca Harbron Gray answers some frequently asked questions.

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19th Oct 2018
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Health > General Health

10 Tips on how to live longer

We all want a healthy later life but sometimes old habits get in the way. Here are 10 tips that are easy to follow but could have a lasting, positive imapact on over 50s health.

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17th Oct 2018
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Health > Nutrition

Super foods: cranberries

Super foods the buzz word of a thousand and one magazines and health shows. This week we look at some of facts about the humble cranberry.

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9th Oct 2018
50connect editorial


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