It's not just about the money. Raising the minimum wage would lead to happier and healthier lives for millions of Americans.
Anti-inflammatory drugs may be able to reverse cognitive decline in the future.
Hydrogen sulphide is a smelly, poisonous gas, but it plays an important role in aging and longevity. New research shows that eating less meat could be a key to harnessing its healthy effects.
In Australia, among young men, recessions might save hundreds of lives per year.
The app's predictions may only work if we're willing to make life changes.
Our research shows that engaging in one of these social activities regularly may have some effect on preventing chronic conditions.
Is there a single master gene that controls longevity in all mammals? Or are 'Fountain of Youth' genes little more than a myth?
Over a 26 year period, cancer diagnoses have risen by 22%, but deaths from cancer have decreased by an equal amount.
This discovery could be important in helping increase human healthspan and longevity.
Instead of isolating and excluding older Australians, communities that are designed to embrace the growing numbers of Australians over 65 will have all kinds of benefits for Australia.
The Health of Nations report outlines the UK's plans for extending the number of years people live in good health.
Life expectancy has more than doubled in the last two centuries. How much more can it increase?
Rates of elective surgery are rising most among those aged over 85, due to advances in anaesthesia and techniques such as keyhole surgery. But it's also much riskier.
Zebrafish study could have implications for human fertilisation technology.
Older. More suburban. Less fertile. More diverse. This year, Americans grappled with some major shifts in the demographic landscape.
Data suggest that people are living many years in poor health in Africa.
Long read: How nature is fighting our attempts to use biohacking to live forever.
Former prime minister Paul Keating wants to divert an extra 2-3% of our salaries to 'longevity insurance'. It's what the pension was meant to be for.
A person in the US can expect to live an average of 78.8 years. But that number can change by decades depending on the community they come from.
The pension age won't climb to 70 after all. What was it all about?