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The nine lifestyle changes that could save you from dementia

Professor Gill Livingston (UCL Psychiatry) led a report for The Lancet Commission on dementia prevention, intervention and care, suggesting that a third of dementia cases could be prevented via lifestyle change. Co-authors Dr Claudia Cooper, Dr Vasiliki Orgeta and Dr Naaheed Mukadam (UCL Psychiatry) also comment. Read: Telegraph (£), More: GuardianIndependent, Mail Online, Express, The Sun, ITV News, CBS News, BBC News, Financial Times, Reuters, Al JazeeraWashington Post, ABC News, The ConversationBBC Radio 4 'Today' (from 53 mins 14 secs), BBC Two 'Victoria Derbyshire' (from 1 hr 34 mins 56 secs), BBC World Service 'The Newsroom', talkRADIO 'Carole Malone' (10:30-11:00 segment, from 20 mins 50 secs), BBC Radio Stoke 'Stuart George' (from 1 hr 7 mins 34 secs)UCL News

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Believe it or not, Britain is getting happier

Dr Paul Ormerod (UCL Clinical, Educational & Health Psychology) has written about recent data released by the Office for National Statistics, which indicates that Britain is “definitely happier” compared to a year ago. Read: City AM

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Uncovering the mystery of Stonehenge

Professor Michael Parker Pearson (UCL Archaeology), who led the Stonehenge Riverside Project from 2003 to 2009, explains that the project found that Stonehenge was built in two phases. Read: BBC News

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Life expectancy rises 'grinding to halt'

Professor Sir Michael Marmot (UCL Epidemiology & Public Health) said he was “deeply concerned” the gradual increase in life expectancy had levelled off since 2010, saying the stagnation needs “urgent” investigation. Read: BBC News, More: Evening Standard, Independent, ITV News, Financial Times, Telegraph, Guardian, Mail Online, The Sun, New Scientist, Huffington Post, City AM, Reuters, BBC Radio 5 Live 'Morning Reports' (from 1 min 20 secs).

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How can I unlearn my aversion to eggs

Dr Lucy Cooke (UCL honorary research associate), a child psychologist that specialises in eating behaviours, explains how we can unlearn eating behaviours by starting small and persevering. Read: Guardian

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