Scientists in Beijing have developed a new gene therapy which can reverse some of the effects of ageing in mice and extend their lifespans
JAKARTA: The number of elderly people committing suicide in Singapore reached a record high last year, a non-government group said Monday, urging stronger support for the over 60s in the rapidly ageing city-state. Samaritans of Singapore (SOS), which focuses on preventing suicides, said fear of becoming a burden to family, social disconnection, physical impairment and deteriorating mental health are the most common challenges faced by the elderly. With persistently low birth rates and longer lifespans, affluent…
SINGAPORE: Asia's population is ageing faster than anywhere in the world, a study said Thursday, warning the swelling ranks of the elderly will cost the region $20 trillion in healthcare by 2030.