Posts tagged “Oxford University”

New Alzheimer’s Study to Be Launched with Hundreds of Volunteers

August 23rd, 2016
New Alzheimer’s Study to Be Launched with Hundreds of Volunteers

British researchers are preparing to launch a new study to find out more about Alzheimer’s disease with the help of hundreds of volunteers. The research team, which is funded by the National Institute for Health Research in partnership with the Medical Research Council, is involving around 250 volunteers in the study. The aim is to […]

New Report Suggests Over 65s are Living for Longer Than Ever Before

February 16th, 2016
New Report Suggests Over 65s are Living for Longer Than Ever Before

A new report compiled by Public Health England suggests that over 65s are living for longer than ever before. The research claims that on average, men are living for 19 years and women for 21 years once they reach the milestone of 65 years old. Although the figures are positive, there are still concerns that […]

Study Suggests That Being Stressed or Unhappy Won’t Kill You

December 10th, 2015
Study Suggests That Being Stressed or Unhappy Won’t Kill You

According to the UK’s Million Women Study, being stressed or unhappy will not raise a person’s risk of dying. It had previously been believed that being unhappy was worrying news for health, especially heart health. But 10 years of analysis found in the Lancet has suggested that previous studies had misunderstood cause and effect. Despite […]

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