How 20th-century 'rejuvenation' techniques gave rise to the modern anti-ageing industry

At-home electrical 'therapies', hormone treatments, and skin 'foods' were just some of the popular treatments people used to look and feel younger.

James Stark, Associate Professor of Medical Humanities, University of Leeds • conversation
May 14, 2020 ~8 min

Tags:  ageing  anti-ageing  cosmetics  hormone-therapy  skincare

Coronavirus: the puzzle of why the risk of death is greater for men and for the elderly

Some things about COVID-19 still don't add up.

Jeremy Rossman, Honorary Senior Lecturer in Virology and President of Research-Aid Networks, University of Kent • conversation
April 20, 2020 ~7 min

Tags: covid-19 coronavirus immune-system ageing

Coronavirus: does testosterone really make infectious diseases worse in men?

The science is not so clear cut.

Daniel Kelly, Lecturer in Biochemistry, Sheffield Hallam University • conversation
April 16, 2020 ~6 min

Tags: covid-19 immune-system ageing testosterone male-health

Coronavirus: does testosterone make infectious diseases worse in men?

The science is not so clear cut.

Daniel Kelly, Lecturer in Biochemistry, Sheffield Hallam University • conversation
April 16, 2020 ~6 min

Tags: covid-19 immune-system ageing testosterone male-health

Why you get shorter as you age

...and how to prevent it happening.

Adam Hawkey, Associate Professor, School of Sport, Health and Social Sciences, Solent University • conversation
March 10, 2020 ~4 min

Tags:  anatomy  ageing  spine  height

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