But a curable disease? If this controversial idea gains acceptance, it could radically change the way we treat getting old

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Human History, In One Chart

November 8, 2018

Almost all the gains in human wellbeing in history happened since the Industrial Revolution

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The politics of prognosis. Joel Michael Reynolds writes, ‘When I was three years old, I was told that my brother Jason had a 95 per cent chance of dying before he was one.’

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World’s largest family tree shines light on life span, who marries whom

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The health of a nation’s economy and the health of its people are connected, but in some surprising ways. At times like these, when the economy is strong and unemployment is low, research has found that death rates rise

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