'You need to be able to afford to buy good-quality food. If you don’t and you can’t get quality red meat without additives, you’re going to have an issue'
'A whole additional year on their lives, in mortality terms, is remarkable'
However life expectancy varied in different regions
No social group of men has ever outlived female averages before
The frontman has called for a halt to medical advances which could extend mortality well beyond the age of 100
Southwark Playhouse, London
Children born in one northern town can reportedly expect – on average – to live to 105
Gone are the days when a “Save the Rhino” advert was enough. Only about 25,000 rhinos are left in the wild, and thanks to poaching the species is critically endangered. Now, in an effort to drive down demand, conservationists are working on campaigns to understand what makes rhino horn consumers tick.
Scientists find that pollution from outsourced US industry comes back home on the westerly winds
Making access to benefits tougher for young people could be counter-productive
Every winter, the World Economic Forum takes place in Switzerland. Its aim? Solving global problems. That and skiing, schmoozing and star-spotting, says Samuel Muston
At sixteen the challenge is as much about earning life experience as anything else
Sam Berns, who has died at the age of 17, was a teenager whose struggle with a rare genetic condition that accelerates the aging process became the subject of a television documentary. He died from complications of Hutchinson-Gilford progeria syndrome, commonly known as progeria. The Progeria Research Foundation was founded by his parents.
Kate Pickett and Richard Wilkinson A 25 year gap between the life expectancy of rich and poor Londoners
One of the greatest determinants of a person’s health is their income
A distinct bias of "boy preference" can be found in countries extending from North Africa and West Asia to South Asia, including India, and East Asia, including China. That such discrimination has a place in a large part of the modern world is distressing: the number of "missing women" can be quite large.
Royal Court, London