PositiveThe Irish Times (IRE)Andrew Steele sees it as a condition not unlike an illness, which can be \'cured\' – and quite possibly will be ... This is an enthralling book, the essential message of which is that advances in science and medicine mean that increased longevity in humans is on the horizon. The author seems to take if for granted that everyone wants to live for as long as possible. Given that he means they want to combine longevity with health and fitness, I think he is probably right ... Most of Ageless is concerned with recent advances in scientific understanding of the ageing process, the prospects of a cure for ageing, and a plea for more funding for the underappreciated science of biogerontology. And although he writes that the longer we manage to hang on the more likely we are to be around for new cures, like Pollock he includes a chapter giving tips which may help in the meantime ... Ageless is a rich and exciting exploration of that surprisingly intriguing topic we’d rather not talk about: old age.