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Why Do Living Things Die?
There is a vigorous discussion inside the aging research community about whether to classify aging as a disease.
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17 days ago by Walpole
Diary at the Centre of the Earth » I Saw The Glitter On His Face
Tuesday 24 July 2018. It occurs to me that at the age of nearly 47, I still have absolutely no idea what I want to do with my life. I was rather hoping something would suggest itself.

It doesn’t help that today the PhD students are sent a jargon-splattered 100-page document about the Research Excellence Framework. This is a government initiative designed to make sure (as I understand it) that British universities are doing Good Work with Proven Impact. I can only assume that the main purpose of the REF is to put people off a career in academia.

The irony of acquiring qualifications in English literature is that they give one an increased intolerance of the literature of the workplace.

In your forties, you start to feel like a ghost. Less visible to the swim of things, but able to slip between worlds more easily. And you know more things. I’ve still yet to solve the puzzle of how best to translate my own abilities into a regular minimum wage, but I can tell more easily what paths would be unsuitable.
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27 days ago by petej
Alzheimer's Affects Men and Women Differently
More than 5.5 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s disease and two-thirds of them are women. Women also account for 60 percent of caregivers of those afflicted with the disease,
medical  ageing  gender 
4 weeks ago by thomas.kochi
Twitter
is defusing its demographic time bomb, but the is building one of its own
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7 weeks ago by avocade
New leadership, same old problems - BBC News
new money won't be seen till next year, new winter crisis is coming for sure, and the wait lists will get even longer. - Health think tanks argue that the 3.4% is really only enough to cope with rising demand, never mind improving care.

Hospital sources point out that the new money won't come to the NHS until next year.

Nothing extra so far has been allocated for this winter and the intense pressure seen in the first months of this year is likely to be repeated.

There is every chance that waiting lists for routine surgery will get longer and accident and emergency performance won't get better.

Even with the £6bn cash boost next year, there are warnings that there won't be any rapid improvement. His instincts will be to tell the service to get on with job with the money it has. But that conviction will be tested in the depths of winter if hospitals are struggling to cope. [...] Also plays with part-privatisation of Elderly Care - asking people to take out a private insurance ... or lose their home ...
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9 weeks ago by asterisk2a
May's extra cash for NHS is not enough, says spending watchdog | Society | The Guardian
NAO’s Sir Amyas Morse warns more is needed to meet needs of a changing population [...] But Morse said the funding increase would only serve to maintain current service levels and would not be enough to meet the needs of a rapidly changing demographic. // &! Tory councils join demand for tax increases to fund social care services - https://www.theguardian.com/society/2018/jul/01/tory-councils-call-tax-to-fund-social-care - An astonishing nine in every 10 local authorities say that taxation must now be part of the solution in securing the viability of adult social care, according to a comprehensive survey of council leaders and senior figures responsible for care.

Concerns have been growing as a result of another delay to government proposals on resolving the crisis and complaints that pledged funding for care has been diverted to the NHS. // &! SOCIAL CARE - https://www.theguardian.com/society/2018/jul/02/social-care-nhs-theresa-may-courage-attlee-cqc-david-behan & https://www.theguardian.com/society/2018/jul/03/social-care-70-cinderalla-service-funding //&! https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2018/jul/04/nhs-social-care-health-service - The founding principles of the health service must be extended to social care. Otherwise the NHS will be run into the ground
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11 weeks ago by asterisk2a

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