At clinics around the country, women trained as community health workers sit on benches under trees and offer free counselling to people struggling with mental health issues.
These infographics show the rapid ageing of western populations.
Here’s what we think Alzheimer’s does to the brain.
Ageing is impossible to stop in multicellular organisms, a new mathematical study suggests.
A new study challenges the popular theory that slow development of the prefrontal cortex explains teenagers’ seemingly impulsive and risky behavior.
A team of researchers have identified a conserved molecular pathway that controls health and lifespan in nematode worms.
As sovereign wealth funds around the world grow in size and number, they are becoming increasingly powerful players on the global financial scene.
Alzheimer's disease is spreading fast in the Middle East and North Africa, but there are social barriers to be overcome before it can be properly addressed.
A new analysis on the future of the global economy puts India at the centre.
A look at some current scientific research on ageing and the attempts to slow down, or even cure, the process.
New research explores what increased communication between the two halves of our brain could mean for our health as we age.
New data shows there are now 68,000 centenarians in Japan.
Research on death awareness found that it can have some positive impact.
With almost 50 million people affected by dementia, World Alzheimer’s Day is an opportunity to think about how we can understand and include them in society.
A new trial has begun in Japan helping rural elderly residents get around - using driverless buses.