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Medicine at the Extremes of Life (Gresham College). A series of six lectures on medicine at one extreme of life, concentrating on some of the key diseases of old age.

Christopher Whitty CB FMedSci is Visiting Professor of Public Health at Gresham College. He is also Professor of Public and International Health at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM).
(from gresham.ac.uk)

Course Curriculum

  • 1. Health and the Seven Ages of Man: Serious Ill Health in the Very Old and the Very Young Unlimited
  • 2. The Shape of Things to Come: Future Demography around the World Unlimited
  • 3. Suffer the Little Children: The Gradual Improvement in Child Health has Left Newborns Behind Unlimited
  • 4. Keeping the Heart Young in an Old Body Unlimited
  • 5. Stroke in the Elderly: Slowly Retreating Unlimited
  • 6. Dementia: At Risk of Being Forgotten? Unlimited

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