11-year-olds of today will also have a reasonable expectation of living to 120
The south-east would top a life expectancy table of industrialised nations, with men living to 83.1 years – the north-West would come in the bottom five
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The frontman has called for a halt to medical advances which could extend mortality well beyond the age of 100
Housewife left with 272 quills stuck in her scalp after prickly animal falls on her while she's walking the dog
Feeling the cold may be a healthy and sustainable way to lose weight
Official figures show Britain now has more than 3m ‘boomerangers’, and it’s getting worse
Scientists find that pollution from outsourced US industry comes back home on the westerly winds
Patients and doctors were conspicuous in their absence
The average age for a British mother giving birth is 30, the highest figure in the world
Experts say air pollution levels are 20 times higher than maximum recommended by World Health Organisation
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.
In the run-up to Christmas I found myself watching a lot of telly. My friends accuse me of hypocrisy since I used to rail against the evils of TV and even advised people, in a book, to chuck out their telly. I defend myself by blaming my children: I felt bad denying them the pleasures of schoolyard conversation about The X Factor.
Body mass index rises alongside economic growth
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence is due to change how it decides which drugs can be provided by the health service
First-time buyers can enjoy village life as commuters, says Ruth Bloomfield