When a person reach age of 50, a doctor will normally ask to have a proper health check if he or she never had one done before. The recommended health check should include:

  • Blood pressure
  • Blood tests for fasting cholesterol, sugar, full blood count, electrolytes, kidney function, liver function tests
  • Iron studies, vitamin B12, thyroid function test, folic acid, PSA and Vitamin D level are subject to patient's condition. A doctor will need to ask question to justify these tests are necessary
  • Skin check especially Caucasians to look for skin cancer such as basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, melanoma and etc
  • *Faecal occult blood test to detect bowel cancer 

A study done by experts in UK and US on Vitamins supplement states do not improve general health well being. Instead, it is a waste of money.

An Australian Doctor publish a news as below:

The first paper by researchers from Harvard University aimed to determine whether long-term multivitamin use could help prevent age-related cognitive impairment.