New model of health promotion and disease prevention for the 21st century

BMJ. 2008 Jul 8;337(7662):a399. doi: 10.1136/bmj.a399.


Our susceptibility to disease increases as we grow older. Robert Butler and colleagues argue that interventions to slow down ageing could therefore have much greater benefit than those targeted at individual disease

MeSH terms

  • Health Promotion / organization & administration*
  • Humans
  • Longevity
  • Models, Biological