Life Expectancy

17 Rare Dog Breeds That'll Turn Your Heart To A Big Ol' Pile Of Mush

MUST. PET. ALL. OF. THEM.

Pets

Think twice before dipping into EPF

This is one monthly investment that needs no pushing or prodding, given that it is mandatory. The plain-vanilla Employees’ Provident Fund (EPF) has …

Retirement

Demand for palliative care outstrips supply

<b>Cultural concerns and outdated health regulations are impeding the development of a national network of clinics. Yao Yuxin reports.</b><p>Most of the …

News (China)

Here's Why I Plan to Take Social Security at 64

There are good reasons to start collecting early and to start late -- here's why I'm aiming closer to the middle.<p>When to start collecting Social …

Retirement

These 5 Habits Will Add Years to Your Life, According to a New Harvard Study

<i>Our editors delve into Curiosity's top stories every day on a podcast that's shorter than your commute. Click here to listen and learn — in just a</i> …

Self-improvement

Oranges Linked to Lower Risk of Age-Related Eye Disease, Study Finds

Does an orange a day keep the eye doctor away? New research has shown that people who eat oranges regularly are less likely to develop an age-related …

Macular Degeneration

A 150-year-old human? Neither side is folding in The Great Longevity Wager

It’s possible that someone reading this column now, on the second weekend of July 2018, will be alive to see the resolution of a $1 billion bet between Jay Olshansky, a University of Illinois at Chicago professor of public health, and Steven Austad, chairman of biology at the University of Alabama …

Medicine

Steve Webb explains the pros and cons of PIE offers

I've been offered a better pension now in exchange for poorer one later - should I accept? Steve Webb explains the pros and cons of PIE offers<p>I have …

Retirement

Study Finds This Coastal State Has Longest Life Expectancy

Life is better on the beach.<p>While all sand-and-surf lovers know this fact, new research is bolstering our case: A recent review published in the …

Demographics

Life expectancy at birth, total (years) | Data

( 1 ) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects: 2017 Revision, or derived from male and female life expectancy at birth from …

United Nations

What Is Your Investment Risk Tolerance – Definition & Questionnaire

The consequences of “financial risk” became apparent to many investors during the a two-year period from 2007 to 2009. The stock market (as measured …

Retirement

What if we didn’t start working full time until age 40?

<i>MENAHEM KAHANA/AFP/Getty Images; Credit: MENAHEM KAHANA/AFP/Getty Images</i>AirTalk®Education, career growth, raising kids – these are all pursuits that …

Southern California

Beijing's life expectancy rises to 82.15 years

The average life expectancy of Beijing residents rose to 82.15 years in 2017, more than five years higher than the national average, the Beijing …

News (China)

These anti-aging pills look like they’re actually working

Pills hailed as the first real “anti-aging” drugs inched a little closer to the market after a study found they cut the number of respiratory …

Anti-aging

6 Ways to Get Heart-Healthy Vitamins Without Taking Supplements

Vitamin supplements are extremely popular in the United States. But if you're taking them for your heart health, a new study shows that you may be …

Nutrition

What if I live to 100?

Should I make life simpler?<br>Do I have the right plan?<p>There never seems to be a right time (or enough time) to plan for your future. But when you do, …

Retirement

Live longer in fine fettle? Mouse study shows drug cocktail keeps aging at bay

In a new study, scientists reveal aging to be a process set in motion by the rise of malign forces called senescent cells, which progressively hijack …

Medicine

Lifespan Extended, Health Improved by Senolytic Drugs | GEN

They’ve stopped dividing, yet they refuse to die. No, they’d rather persist in a zombie-like state, secreting pro-inflammatory factors, worsening …

Medicine

New Mexico lawmakers take stock of pension liabilities

Member of a legislative committee are taking stock of mounting liabilities at New Mexico's two major public pension funds in the wake of a downgrade …

News (U.S.)

Spinal Muscular Atrophy added to national newborn screening panel

The Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar has given a nod to adding Spinal Muscular Atrophy to the national newborn screening …

Medicine

The darker side of living to 100

While the ageing of society has become one of the givens in today's world, less is made of the lived experience of the very elderly in society. And although there is some suggestion that the much trumpeted steady expansion of the human lifespan has begun to slow down, the numbers of very old people …

Health Care

The Power of Positive People

Are you spending time with the right people for your health and happiness?<p>While many of us focus primarily on diet and exercise to achieve better health, science suggests that our well-being also is influenced by the company we keep. Researchers have found that certain health behaviors appear to be …

Arianna Huffington

Apple peel drug makes mice live longer by targeting a cause of ageing

We’re beginning to understand the causes of ageing and how to reverse it – thanks to an extract from apple peel. A team has found that a combination …

Science

15 Countries Where People Live The Longest 2018

People are living longer nowadays due to medical and technological advancement that made Life better and easier,<p>What’s the secret to a long life? …

Hong Kong

Why Keeping the Same Doctor Can Help You Live Longer

Knowing your primary care doctor can improve your health and save you money.<p>Thomas Barwick | Getty Images<p>Those of you who have been seeing the same …

Medicine

Caffeine addicts, rejoice: Science says (again) coffee can help you live longer

Coffee drinkers, here’s yet another reason to sip some java: Your morning blend just might help you live longer, finds a new study, which is just the …

Healthy Living

Scientists Target Cellular 'Fountain of Youth' to Extend Mouse Life Span

MONDAY, July 9, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Interested in turning back the hands of time and living a longer, healthier life? Scientists say their work …

Medicine

Saving vs investing – where South Africans in their 20s and 30s are putting their money

While South African millennials – individuals aged between 18 and 34 – are proving to be better savers than previous generations, they are still …

Retirement

Epigenetics, aging, and glycolysis

Aging brings reduced fitness and increased incidence of disease and death. Epigenetic changes are thought to be associated with various aging …

Molecular Biology

Failing at Retirement: 11 Mistakes Baby Boomers Are Making

Boomers, you get an F. Roughly three out of four people between the ages of 60 and 75 could not pass a quiz on basic retirement income concepts. …

Retirement