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The Cost and Science of Disease with Dr Johan Van Den Bogaerde

Feb 09, 20

Dr Johan Van Den Bogaerde, a gastroenterologist and researcher who has a special interest in the microbiome discusses the way we look at ageing and end of life care, the microbiome and blood-brain barrier highway, growing concerns about anti-scientific bias, and what’s wrong with those scientific studies that make us say “wow!”  

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Feb 15, 19

A 2014 study published in The Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health concluded that middle-aged men are more likely to experience premature death due to worrying and frequent arguing with partners, relatives, friends and neighbours. The study, which sampled nearly 10,000 men and women, showed that men who experienced frequent stressful social situations such as worries and demands from their spouses and children had a 50-100% increased mortality risk.[1]

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Feb 16, 18

The Mediterranean diet emphasises eating primarily a plant-based diet, with high consumption of fruit, vegetables, legumes, cereals, olive oil (as the primary source of fat), moderate consumption of fish, low to moderate intake of dairy and wine, and a low intake of red meat and poultry.

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Jul 31, 17

Sarcopenia refers to the age-related loss of muscle mass, strength and functionality. It’s a major factor predisposing older people to falls and fracture.

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Targeting Telomeres with Dr Lise Alschuler

Mar 29, 17

In this podcast we learn: What are telomeres? and what can they tell us about the state of our health and resilience to disease? 

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Nutrition for Healthy Ageing with Chris Oliver

May 18, 16

Our nutritional requirements change depending on what life stage we're in. Today's podcast explores the complexities of nutrition, ageing and sarcopoenia.

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