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An Age Friendly City – how far has London come?

14th April 2015, University College London

London has become more adapted to an ageing population in the last seven years, but there is still some way to go before the city can be called ‘age friendly’ according to a recent King’s College London report. The report is a follow-up to a study carried out for the World Health Organisation (WHO) in 2006: What makes a city agefriendly?

All cause mortality and the case for age specific alcohol consumption guidelines

11th February 2015, British Medical Journal

A new study from University College London of people older than 50 largely examines the impact of alcohol across age groups. It finds that unless you're a woman over 65, alcohol consumption is unlikely to forestall your death. For these older women, they add, the health benefits of alcohol are not enormous, but drinkers were less likely to die during a follow-up period of between six and 10 years.

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