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Life stage - Seniors' health

Expert advice on keeping fit and healthy during your senior years.

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Osteoporosis: How to have strong, healthy bones

Many people think poor bone health and osteoporosis are a...

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6 effective ways to improve your memory

Rethinking your habits now could contribute to a healthy brain...

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4 tricks from space to protect your back...

Lockdown could be bad for you back. Thanks to measures...

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7 ways to drastically lower your bowel cancer...

People don’t like talking about their toilet habits — but...

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How to control inflammation naturally, through diet

Anti-inflammatory diets have been lauded as helping our bodies manage...

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How to protect yourself against coronavirus

With novel coronavirus disease COVID-19 cases now on every continent,...

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How many kilojoules in alcoholic drinks?

Many of us enjoy a social drink this time of...

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Healthy ageing: How to eat well with Parkinson’s...

Q My sister, who’s 65, was recently told she has...

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A tough pill to swallow for senior citizens

Multivitamins account for 72 per cent of pill-swallowing problems among...

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Healthy ageing: The link between memory loss and...

Q My mother has significant memory problems and forgets to...

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Healthy ageing: Going green while taking Warfarin

Q Following on from the question about medications in HFG...

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Editor’s letter: Strength and ageing

Joni Mitchell famously sang “you don’t know what you’ve got...

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Healthy ageing: Managing dry mouth symptoms

Q I’ve been having problems with a lack of saliva...

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It’s never too late to start building muscle

Staying strong is essential to good health as we age....

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Healthy ageing: Nutrition and falls – is there...

Q I live alone and had a fall a couple...

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Healthy ageing: Meals on wheels a good start...

Q Following two weeks in hospital my 82-year-old aunt is...

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Healthy ageing: Managing medication side effects

Q I’m 86 and during a recent stay in hospital...

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Healthy ageing: Why you need protein at every...

Protein intake, ideally spread across the day, has many beneficial...
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