Sight loss a growing problem for ageing populations

Our ageing population is driving a rise in age-related macular degeneration, and there is a race against time to find new treatments

The changing face of ageing

As more older women reject frozen faces and pillow cheeks, there are new approaches to ageing well

‘Grey’ pound buys an ageless look

With a change in attitude to ageing, Alice Hart-Davis asks could it soon be cool to be old?

Technology can arrest NHS decline

The trauma of radical reform will take time to address, but the future wellbeing of the National Health Service depends on further responding to demographic challenges, writes Martin Barrow

Innovation is the mother of survival

If we stand still in healthcare, we go backwards. This is highly relevant in healthcare as there is no greater sector which has the ability to bring together developments in science and technology for the greater good of health and wellbeing, says Dr Kiran Patel

From Oldham to fertility clinics around the world

Since the world’s first “test-tube baby” was born in Oldham almost 35 years ago, the revolutionary treatment of in vitro fertilisation (IVF) has continued to advance, as Liz Bestic reports

In the interests of the economy… and fairness

The UK’s lack of “disability know-how” is unfair and a brake on the economy, says Business Disability Forum’s Susan Scott-Parker

Avoiding risks to prevent stroke

Stroke is a largely preventable disease; its risk factors are well known and many are related to modern lifestyles, writes Victoria Lambert