Longevity

Can Human Mortality Really Be Hacked?

Aubrey de Grey says, “There’s no such thing as aging gracefully.” (Timothy Archibald)<p>Backed by the digital fortunes of Silicon Valley, biotech …

Obesity causes heart changes in young

Obesity can cause poor cardiovascular health, even in the young, according to a new study.<p>European researchers say they've detected the development …

Health

Promising new approach for treating age-related diseases

An Israeli researcher reportedly has found the first feasible therapeutic approach to eradicating senescent cells, whose accumulation can lead to …

Medicine

Fitness: Women who lack time don't have to lack exercise

Print<p>It’s a rare study that focuses solely on the habits of female exercisers: in an effort to find out more about the women who meet the Australian …

Exercise

It Was Only a Matter of Time: Scientists Found a Way to Reverse Signs of Aging | HelloCare

Aging is a crucial part of life. We all have to undergo this phase and we all know the signs such as wrinkles, graying of hair, getting diagnosed …

Biology

Why Don’t Humans Live for More than 100 Years?

Who wants to live forever? It’s a question that mankind has been asking itself for eons; how to extend our lifespans. Theoretical scientist Geoffrey …

7 science-backed benefits of fasting

While some people eagerly await the month of Ramazan, others are rather hesitant to fast in the scorching heat due to fear of dehydration, lethargy …

Weight Loss

The long lives of Greeks could be attributed to a gene that protects their hearts

A study of people on Crete showed their genes compensated for a fatty diet<p>The longevity and cardiovascular health that the Mediterranean is famous …

Crete

Olga's legacy: The brain of a famous athlete in her 90s still revealing clues about longevity

Olga Kotelko took up track and field at 77, and never looked back.<p>For most of her days, Olga Kotelko led a relatively ordinary life. One of 11 …

The Brain

Cutting calories can have amazing effect on your skin

Don’t buy those pricey anti-ageing serums and creams just yet — researchers at Duke University may have found a cheaper alternative.

This is the age you'll have the best orgasms of your life, say scientists

The answer might surprise you<p>Many people assume that a woman's attractiveness and sex life peaks in their twenties, yet for women, when it comes to …

Middle Age

Alzheimer’s Disease Deaths Spike 55 Percent in 15 Years

CDC study also shows that more patients suffering from this type of dementia are dying at home rather than in a care facility.

Alzheimer's Disease

Why Sleep Is So Important for People at Risk for Heart Disease

For people who are at risk for heart disease and diabetes, getting enough sleep may be especially important: Snoozing for less than 6 hours per night …

Diabetes

Extreme old age linked to new gene variants

It's tough to study extreme old age because so few people make it that far. But new research links certain gene variants with going past 100.

Health

How to live to be 100 years old, according to centenarians

Our favorite: "Drink olive oil and a shot of Remy Martin each morning."<p>Life happens in the blink of an eye. Our days bleed into months, which somehow …

Run for your (long) life

“Researchers find that running can add three years to your life!” shout the headlines. And yes, a new study did find that cardiovascular exercise, …

Harvard Medical School

​Cutting Calories Could Drastically Reduce Your Body’s Internal Aging

​A review also found that fasting may help protect you against chronic diseases<p>You may feel like aging isn’t something you need to worry about. (After all, every man needs a little age.) But youth is fleeting, and someday you may find yourself so desperate to feel young again that you’ll resort to …

6 Ways Exercise Benefits The Body And Brain

Though some people actually love physical activity and look forward to it, for many of us, exercising is a mighty drag. Exercise has also had an added PR problem in recent years: A growing body of evidence has shown that it’s not all that good for weight loss, which was probably many people’s …

Wellness

The World's Most Popular Diet Is Now Available in Pill Form

Of the world's vast laundry list of eating plans—vegan, paleo, gluten-free, you name it—(very) few have earned the mass adulation of the …

Nutrition

Why exercise might be our best weapon against Alzheimer's

My grandfather, Abbas Jebelli, was not one for self-gratification. He didn’t drink and kept fit, waking every morning at 5am to go hiking in the foothills of the Alborz Mountains in northern Tehran. He didn’t smoke. And he had a good diet, eating plenty of fish, pomegranates, pistachio nuts and the …

Alzheimer's Disease

Why hot saunas, running and other mild stress may be good for your brain

It’s true we live in uncertain times. Anxiety is said to be on the rise. And more of us are seeking comfort in mindfulness and meditation.<p>But if you …

Neuroscience

Older doctors tied to higher patient death rates

Within the same hospital, elderly patients had higher death rates when they were treated by older physicians than when younger doctors cared for them, a recent study concludes.<p>With doctors under 40 years old, about 11 percent of patients died within 30 days of being admitted to the hospital, the …

Health Care

Exercise Can Help Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease

Plenty of studies have shown that exercise is good for the aging brain, but a new scientific review provides the clearest evidence yet. Physical …

Dementia

Recognizing Subtle Ageism

Recently, I was speaking with a client about the issue of subtle ageism in adult marketing. She was particularly fascinated by the reactions that …

AARP

How to Tell a Person's "Brain Age" | The Scientist Magazine®

PIXABAY, SEVGI001453D<p>Age as a state of mind is not just the stuff of birthday card clichés. In recent years, scientists have plumbed the molecular …

The Brain

People over 100 years old share their secrets to a long life

And some are a little unexpected...<p>If anyone knows the secret to a long and healthy life it's someone who has managed to make it past their landmark …

a glass of wine with dinner might not protect you from heart disease

Studies that suggest drinking in moderation is good for you might be flawed.<p>Many people believe that a glass of wine with dinner is good for your …

Health

7 Habits of People Who Age Well

This article originally appeared on Real Simple. For more stories like this, visit realsimple.com.<p>Exercise, diet—even attitude—can be as important as genetics when it comes to growing old gracefully. “Old age,” as Bette Davis once said, “is no place for sissies.” But that doesn’t mean you need to …

Beauty

Exercise Slows the Aging Process at the Cellular Level

Have you ever desired to turn back the clock almost a decade? Sounds too good to be true, right? But reversing aging at the cellular level actually …

Exercise

How to live a healthy long life

“If only I could stop or slow down the aging process”, said (or soon will say) almost everyone, at one time or another. We have plenty of ways to …