First two weeks of pandemic
2019 claims and benefits statistics
The sandwich generation
Record numbers of people aged 90 plus
'Health Profile for England' report finds UK women's health worse than other parts of Europe
Half of baby girls born in 2066 are expected to live to 100, says ONS Living Longer report
Mortality rates for those aged 90 years and over have not improved since 2011 due to dementia
After his firm paid out 24% of life claims early as 'terminal illness' benefits in 2017, Aegon UK's Simon Jacobs helps clarify the policy
Slowdown linked to austerity and NHS neglect, academics argue
Unhealthy behaviour and other risk factors significantly reducing longevity, research by VitalityHealth has revealed
People are living longer but they are seeing more illness and disability in their older years, research published in the Lancet has found.
An online programme used to predict suitable treatments for breast cancer has underestimated the death rate of women under 40 from the disease by 25%, a study has found.
There will be 2.5m people with cancer in the UK over the course of 2015, analysis by Macmillan Cancer Support has found.
The number of years people will live with their health in a 'not good' state has decreased for newborns and increased for over 65s, research has found.
Longevity is likely to continue to increase at a slower rate as new gains become harder to achieve, a report said.
Mistakes are commonly made when using life expectancy figures, as real lifespans are likely to be higher than quoted examples of life expectancy, the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries has pointed out.
Advancements in the treatment of HIV and Aids has improved the prognosis of sufferers, driving insurers to be more inclusive in providing cover, explains Julie Hopkins.