01 Nov, 2007 Last updated: 27 Nov, 2014

This analysis of statistical health trends of the past 20 years reveals a remarkable increase in longevity but a disturbing rise in a range of chronic diseases that can greatly impair our enjoyment of our final years.

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This analysis of statistical health trends of the past 20 years reveals a remarkable increase in longevity but a disturbing rise in a range of chronic diseases that can greatly impair our enjoyment of our final years. By Dr Anna Peeters - VicHealth Research Fellow