“When I was 75 last year, I employed a personal trainer”: Under the microscope with Sir Roy Strong The broadcaster and historian, 76, on why he wants to keep fit, his waistline, missing his wife and his biggest vice “I don”t have children or anyone to fall back on and I”ve realised I must keep myself as fit as I can,” said Sir Roy Strong WHAT’S YOUR SECRET FOR STAYING TRIM When I was 75 last year, I employed a personal trainer, Doug. I don’t have children or anyone to fall back on and I’ve realised I must keep myself as fit as I can
As experts consider possible link to tainted surgical instruments… Is Alzheimer”s caused by a brain infection Within two years, the world of Peter Dunlop has shrunk dramatically — the respected senior obstetrics and gynaecology consultant who once worked on high-risk births and performed complex operations almost every day is now a man who struggles to understand his daily post. The married father-of-two switched from the role of doctor to patient with brutal speed when told, aged just 53, he had Alzheimer’s disease
Could your painkillers give you an accidental overdose Taking slightly too much paracetamol day after day can be fatal, researchers at Edinburgh University recently warned, as the damage can build up gradually. Each year, the average adult swallows more than 300 painkilling pills, according to the British Medical Association
Gene test that could save lives of heart operation patients Doctors and scientists have developed a new screening programme to identify those at risk Doctors have developed a new test to identify patients at risk of complications following heart surgery.