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Ageing Asia - A Golden Opportunity

That the world is ageing is not news. But the ageing issue demands close attention in Asia, because the region ...

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Calculate your healthy life expectancy

Take these insightful questionnaires; their accuracy is open to your own interpretation but what is guaranteed is how you will ...

STORY URL: Vitality Compass | Blue Zones
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Living to 110? Swiss Radio debate

Swiss Radio 2 (SRF2) have just finished a series of programmes on ageing and longevity. I was lucky enough to ...

STORY URL: Die langlebige Gesellschaft: Sind wir darauf eingestellt?
Wissenschaftlich ist klar: Wir werden in Zukunft länger und gesünder leben und das wird für die ganze Gesellschaft einschneidende Veränderungen mit sich bringen. Sind wir darauf eingestellt?

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Google calories?

Scientists spend huge amounts of time (and money!) to discover the secrets to a longer and healthier life. But the ...

STORY URL: Google Calories? Nutrition Facts Showing Up in Search
Google search can now help you find nutrition facts. Google's Knowledge Graph will add intuitive results.

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India agrees on universal pension

Thousands of older people from across India gathered in New Delhi in March to peacefully protest for their rights to ...

STORY URL: India agrees on universal pension | Latest news | HelpAge International
The Government of India has made an unprecedented commitment to improve the Indira Ghandi National Old Age Pension Scheme (IGNOAPS) and ensure every older person receives a pension.

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What's the verdict on nuclear energy?

Following the earthquake-induced tsunami on the north-east coast of Japan in 2011 and the crisis it triggered at the Fukushima ...

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Sexual health and older adults

The number of Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) among older people is increasing. Across the UK, US and Canada, scientists have ...

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Campaign to bridge the generational gap

The UK WRVS last year launched a campaign to actively bridge the gap between generations; their concern being that opportunities ...

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Cancer death rates continue to fall

Cancer Research UK (CRUK) has published new data, forecasting that the proportion of people who die from cancer will continue ...

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Taking the pulse of healthcare costs

Just as gravity keeps us firmly grounded, universal forces seem to drive healthcare costs ever higher. Several major socioeconomic and ...

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Retirement age should be 75, if not 85!

One of the greatest risks facing the world today is “risk management”. I put the term in quotes because what ...

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Medical data sharing

It has been suggested that transparency and patient data sharing in medical research can improve patient care leading to an ...

STORY URL: Could sharing your medical records help save lives?
A damning report from the British Heart Foundation (BHF) has revealed how UK red tape is strangling medical research that could save lives and is calling on ...

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Better understanding of longevity risks

The portion of elderly people in population becomes larger and larger because of longer life expectancy and decreases of fertility ...

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Who is funding the research?

The so-called 'dementia epidemic' is thought to be as a result of our changing demographic profile with regard to longer ...

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IBM Watson Healthcare

Successful medical diagnoses as well as appropriate treatment decisions are definitely two of the most important determinants of future longevity ...

STORY URL: IBM Watson Demo: Oncology Diagnosis and Treatment (2 min.)
The IBM Watson Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment Adviser demo was created in close collaboration with Memorial Sloan Kettering, one of the world's preeminent ca...

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