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Eyes key to new Alzheimer

Are the eyes the key to a new test for Alzheimer's disease ?

A simple eye tracking test could hold the key to earlier Alzheimer's diagnosis, according to new research published in the Journal of the American Ageing Association.

Released: August 2012

Former nurse becomes CEO

Former nurse becomes CEO after MA in Hospice Leadership

A West Cumbrian nurse has become one of the few women in the country to become the CEO of a hospice after completing an MA in Hospice Leadership at Lancaster University.

Released: August 2012

Why women live longer than men

Why women live longer than men

Women outlive men by about five to six years – by age 85 there are roughly six women to every four men and by age 100 the ratio is more than two to one. Scientists think they may have found the answer in the aptly named 'Mother's Curse'.

Released: August 2012

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