Change in walking pace in the elderly "could be a sign they are in early stages of dementia"

Change in walking pace in the elderly 'could be a sign they are in early stages of dementia' | UPDATED: 23:30 GMT, 11 June 2012 Older people whose walking pace suddenly starts to slow may be suffering from the early stages of dementia, according to a new study.

Genetic flaw discovered that turns flu into a killer

Genetic flaw that turns flu into a killer discovered Genetic test could reveal those most at risk from next influenza pandemic | UPDATED: 07:50 GMT, 26 March 2012 A genetic discovery could help explain why flu makes some people seriously ill or kills them, while others seem able to bat it away with little more than a few aches, coughs and sneezes.