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Longevity gap differs greatly between the rich and poor areas of England

BBC - 13-Oct-2021

Report finds alarming fall in life expectancy even before COVID pandemic - calls for better policies

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WHO rewrites air quality guidelines, slashing safe limit for pollutants from fossil fuels by 50%

Guardian - 22-Sep-2021

A step towards breathing harmless air amidst rising evidence of deadly harm from air pollution

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Baby shortage in the country may lead to long-term economic stagnation

Guardian - 20-Sep-2021

Worldwide 28% of countries adopt pronatalist policies to drive up the birthrate

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Short term exposure to particulate matter cause specific mortality

The Conversation (UK) - 08-Sep-2021

Exposure reduction targets aim to lower air pollution levels

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Despite nutrient reformulation targets, most companies sell unhealthy foods

Nuffield Department of Population Health - 04-Aug-2021

Food firms in UK failed to meet targets for reducing calories, sugar and salt in their products

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Pulse oximeters can give false readings in people with dark skin tone

Independent - 31-Jul-2021

NHS suggests to take multiple readings to detect the drop in oxygen levels

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Experimental national estimates of life expectancy and mortality based on ethnicity

Guardian - 26-Jul-2021

Compared to blacks and Asians, whites and mixed groups had lower life expectancy

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Being wealthy at midlife may give you a longer and healthier life

Northwestern University - 23-Jul-2021

Lifespan differences exist even between rich and poor siblings/twins

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Leeds city council set to raise awareness against use of wood burning stoves

Leeds Live - 22-Jul-2021

New action plan to reduce air pollution and improve people's lives

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Dr. Matt Kaeberlein argues for more funding for geroscience

The Hill - 16-Jul-2021

Chair of American Aging Association disappointed ARPA-H may only receive half the requested funding

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Treatments that delay ageing could be worth trillions of dollars to the US alone

World Economic Forum - 15-Jul-2021

As more people live longer (lifespan) it is essential that their health keeps up too (healthspan)

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Health inequalities widen life expectancy gap between rich and poor in England

Guardian - 30-Jun-2021

High death rate in poorer areas, post-covid levelling up must prioritize health equity

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Sugary drinks tax will help reduce overweight and obesity

Nuffield Department of Population Health - 10-Apr-2021

UK's soft drinks levy encourages both manufacturers and consumers for low sugar alternatives

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Poorest dies almost 20 years younger than rich in England

iNews - 22-Mar-2021

High mortality rate in deprived areas alarms healthcare inequalities

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What was the International Longevity Alliance up to in 2020?

International Longevity Alliance - 08-Feb-2021

Yearly report of their activities including policy papers, senolytic research and an activism prize

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A look at the government consultation on genetic technologies in agriculture

Nuffield Council on Bioethics - 04-Feb-2021

Two kinds of question that people ask about developments in life sciences and biotechnology:

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Better policies are needed for healthy ageing

PoliticsHome - 15-Jan-2021

Govt unlikely to achieve its target of adding 5 healthy years by 2035 based on current trends

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It's high time for people in UK to consider vitamin D supplements

Independent - 16-Dec-2020

A study in UK records shocking levels of vitamin D deficiency in certain groups

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Working group appointed for in-depth inquiry into the future of ageing

Nuffield Council on Bioethics - 10-Dec-2020

High-calibre individuals with expertise in biology, public health, technology, and philosophy

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Ethical challenges for human augmentation technology

IT PRO - 26-Sep-2020

Advancement in human augmentation doubts human safety and equality

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Worse off disproportionally affected by air pollution and poor environment

Guardian - 07-Sep-2020

Improved air quality and access to nature would improve everyone's health

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Doctors to prescribe cycling to prevent obesity related hospital admissions hitting 1 million

BBC - 26-Jul-2020

It's more effective than any drug so why not prescribe it?

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Obesity problem must be treated just like smoking, experts voice out

Guardian - 19-Jul-2020

This includes regulating 'junk food' marketing and consumption

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LEAF interviews Edwina Rogers, CEO of the Global Healthspan Policy Institute

Lifespan.io (LEAF) - 06-Jul-2020

It's a different set of skills required to convince government decision makers to change policies

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Evidence based on male-centric models of medical research to treat women?

Guardian - 24-May-2020

When treating a female patient consider how significant sex differences can be

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