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The effects of old age on the human face. Portrait of Elisabetha Drum of Kittsee, Austria. Created by Michael Ströck

Cambridge Cafe Scientifique - Dementia and an Ageing Population

... Professor Carol Brayne discusses the consequences of our ageing population and looks into the symptoms, diagnosis and prevention of dementia and other diseases related to ageing. We also hear how ageing can be studies using populations and find out audience ...

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British Science Festival 2013: Healthy Life Simulation

The population of the modern world is ageing. However, not everyone's quality of ageing is equal and simple factors, such as where we live, ... are in to old age. Peter Gore, Professor of Practice for Ageing and Vitality at Newcastle University is part of a ...

Cambridge Cafe Scientifique Vodcast - Dementia and an Ageing Population

Professor Carol Brayne discusses the consequences of our ageing population and looks into the symptoms, diagnosis and prevention of dementia and other diseases related to ageing. Professor Carol Brayne discusses the consequences of our ageing population and looks into the symptoms, diagnosis and ...

Can cycling keep you younger?

... life has big health benefits. But can it slow down the ageing process? One problem with studying this is that most ... to know whether some of the health issues seen in ageing, such as heart and lung problems or loss of muscle and ... Staying active into older age appears to stave off the ageing process, new research shows Can cycling keep you ...

Bat calls, weather balloons, telomeres and ageing

... on the Isle of Arran in Scotland; and why there's more to ageing than telomeres. How an online tool is helping to ... balloons for atmospheric research and how telomeres and ageing are linked... Bat calls, weather balloons, telomeres and ageing ...

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Red light restores vision in aged eyes

... as we get older, our vision to deteriorate. And with an ageing population, this will become more and more of a ... into your eyes could help reduce or even reverse this ageing process. It turns out that the red wavelength helps to ...

A key substance involved in brain degeneration has been uncovered.

Why do our brains age?

... betaÃ?,­2-Ã?,­microglobulin. Why it has this proÃ?,­-ageing effect, we don't know; but, encouragingly, removing it ... find out more.... A substance that directly causes brain ageing has been uncovered for the first time... Why do our ...

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A new method of diagnosing osteoarthritis

... condition. Millions suffer every year, and with an ageing population, that number will only increase. Therefore, ...