Significant life changes occur for millions of Britain’s retirees in the early years of their retirement, according to research from retirement specialist LV=.
With news this week breaking about a woman suffering from ‘Simon Cowell-itis’ (a unique, bizarre fear of seeing the music mogul himself on the small screen) OVO Energy has surveyed 2,000 Brits to find a list of all the peculiar things that strike fear into the hearts of the nation.
Human intelligence is thought to improve with each generation and a unique study of people born and raised in Aberdeen has proved that those in north-east Scotland are getting smarter.
The social stigma which surrounds dementia is impeding early diagnosis, care and research into the disease, according to a new report championed by the Medical Research Council (MRC).
The Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, has announced that a partnership led by the Medical Research Council (MRC) will invest over £230 million in a range of revolutionary technologies aimed at identifying the causes of diseases such as cancer and dementia, and dramatically speeding up diagnosis and treatment.
The age old cliché that we get grumpier as we age is a myth according to a new study which suggests that we finally get life sussed at the age of 58 - that’s when we are the most likely to achieve a winning work/life balance and feel the most content with our lives.
Non-smokers who live in a house with smokers are exposed to three times the officially recommend safe levels of damaging air particles, according to a study published online in the journal Tobacco Control.
Indoor Allergy Week runs from 20th to 26th October and is organised by Allergy UK to support allergy sufferers and raise awareness of the issues they face.
Before the current outbreak of Ebola, West Africa was best known as an area rich in minerals – in Liberia, iron ore and timber were the main exports, Sierra Leone was well known as a source of diamonds, chromite and rutile, a form of titanium dioxide, Guinea for bauxite and iron ore and Nigeria for oil, which accounts for 35% of its GNP.
New research from the Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) shows that common ailments such as coughs and sore throats cost the NHS an extra £1.1 billion a year when patients are treated at A&E or GP surgeries rather than at community pharmacies.
As the cold weather sets in so to do joint aches, pains and stiffness. Studies have shown however that we might be able to find relief from these winter ailments in the form of a simple hedgerow fruit.
Scientists at Imperial College London have developed a new cancer drug which they plan to trial in multiple myeloma patients by the end of next year.
Over 90% of over-65s have made no plans for care but many want to understand their financial options
With care very much on the agenda this week, Partnership reveals that the vast majority of over-65s have not spoken to their families about the potential need for care and are confused around their financial options.
The shocking truth about mental health in the workplace has been revealed by research carried out on behalf of pensions and insurance provider Friends Life.
Stoptober 2014 is in full swing and analysis from MoneySuperMarket reveals smokers who take up the challenge to kick the habit will benefit from healthier bodies and bank balances.
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