The future of human longevity: cardiovascular health, longer lives
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The astonishing increase in longevity occurring throughout the world has accelerated in recent decades. As a result, the percentage of elderly people within the population has risen dramatically in many countries. The challenges and opportunities of funding longer lives, particularly in populous nations such as China and India, were key themes during a three-day conference held from 10 to 12 November at the Swiss Re Centre for Global Dialogue.