News tagged with longevity

Older americans living longer, but becoming more obese

(HealthDay) -- Older Americans are living longer, healthier lives than in past generations, according to new government research. However, rising obesity rates and high housing costs could take a toll on ...

Aug 16, 2012
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Japanese women fall behind Hong Kong in longevity

(AP) — Japanese women are no longer the world's longest living, their longevity pushed down in part by last year's devastating earthquake and tsunami, according to a government report Thursday. The top of the global ...

Jul 26, 2012
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People born in the fall more likely to survive to 100

(HealthDay) -- People born in the fall, from September to November, are significantly more likely to reach 100 years of age compared with those born in March, according to a study published in the Journal of ...

Jul 13, 2012
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A little more education, a little longer life?

(HealthDay) -- It's graduation season, and new research offers yet another reason to congratulate someone who has completed at least nine years of education: They're likely to live longer.

May 14, 2012
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More evidence for longevity pathway

New research reinforces the claim that resveratrol—a compound found in plants and food groups, notably red wine—prolongs lifespan and health-span by boosting the activity of mitochondria, the cell's energy supplier.

May 01, 2012
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