Health

Dementia risk reduced by healthy lifestyle

"Some people believe it’s inevitable they’ll develop dementia because of their genetics. However it appears that you may be able to substantially reduce your dementia risk by living a healthy lifestyle.”

New surgery gives paralysed people their hands back

The new nerve transfer technique means the 13, all with tetraplegia, are now able to feed themselves, hold a drink, brush their teeth and hair, put on make-up, write, handle money and credit cards, and use tools and electronic devices

Why you shouldn’t dawdle

The life expectancy of brisk walking women ranged from 87 to 88 years, and from 85 to 87 years in brisk walking men.