How to get fit after 40

Keeping fit in mid-life can more than double the chances of a healthy retirement, according to a new government campaign. […]

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Drug ‘cocktail’ could restore vision in optic nerve injury

An antiscarring paste when applied to the skin of mice halts fibrosis caused by the radiation used in cancer therapy. […]

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New treatments for baldness? Scientists find stem cells that tell hair it’s time to grow

Researchers have discovered the source of signals that trigger hair growth, an insight that may lead to new treatments for […]

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Drug ‘cocktail’ could restore vision in optic nerve injury

Research from Boston Children’s Hospital suggests the possibility of restoring at least some visual function in people blinded by optic […]

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Study: sight loss patients with depression are “routinely overlooked”

A new study has revealed that nearly half of people attending NHS low vision clinics for help with sight loss […]

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Inhibitor causing male pattern baldness and target for hair-loss treatments identified

Researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania have identified an abnormal amount a protein called […]

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Real acupuncture no better than sham acupuncture for treating hot flushes: Study

A new study has revealed traditional Chinese acupuncture treatments are no better than fake acupuncture for treating menopause symptoms., But […]

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Keep your ticker up – the truth about heart-rate monitors

As an old-school runner, I’ve always had a rather scathing attitude towards heart-rate monitors, fitness trackers and associated technology. But […]

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How to get fit quick while lying down

I do so empathise with Lucy Mangan’s keep-fit antipathy (Get off the couch!, G2, 8 March), but pilates might just […]

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