‘Declinology’ is a favourite Bengali pastime
We spoke to Dr Atul Gawande about his much awaited new book on managing mortality
Certain pleasures can make enduring suffering worthwhile. A renowned surgeon on how to cope with ageing and sickness
Why carcinogens are not as scary as made out to be. A review of a book on the dreaded disease by George Johnson, followed by an interview with him
From Dev Anand to Clint Eastwood to Woody Allen, ageing has no bearing on creativity
New results question the straightforward link between ageing and the damage done to cells by ‘free radicals’
Eternal life is still fantasy, but advances in medical science could turn back the clock on your physical age sooner than you think.
Shantilal Shanghvi, 80, has suspended himself gracefully across his silver years.