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Ageing population with care needs set to grow by 25% within a decade 

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The number of people aged over 65 years needing care could reach 2.8 million by 2025 in England and Wales – an increase of 25% from 2015 (equivalent to an additional 560,000 people) over a decade, according to a study involving Professor Eric Brunner (UCL Institute of Epidemiology & Health), published today in The Lancet Public Health journal.

BMI not the only reliable indicator of heart disease

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Waist-to-hip ratio may be a stronger indicator of some cardiovascular illnesses than the commonly-used measure BMI, according to a new UCL-led study.

Three UCL SLMS researchers named as Fellows of the Academy of Medical Sciences

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Three UCL SLMS researchers have been elected to the prestigious Fellowship of the Academy of Medical Sciences. 

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