Increases in life expectancy will put unprecedented pressure on our healthcare systems. Exploring the science of ageing and our understanding of co-morbidities will be crucial in tackling this ‘longevity trap’
Businesses should adapt and tap the experienced talent pool of older people who are increasingly working past retirement age
Our ageing population is driving a rise in age-related macular degeneration, and there is a race against time to find new treatments
As more older women reject frozen faces and pillow cheeks, there are new approaches to ageing well
With a change in attitude to ageing, Alice Hart-Davis asks could it soon be cool to be old?
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
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
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