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In a new study from Brigham and Women's Hospital, in collaboration with the National Cancer Institute, researchers have quantified how many years of life are gained by being physically active at different ...
Health Nov 06, 2012 | 4.4 / 5 (12) | 0 |
Scientists at the Gladstone Institutes have identified a novel mechanism by which a type of low-carb, low-calorie diet—called a "ketogenic diet"—could delay the effects of aging. This fundamental discovery reveals how ...
Medical research Dec 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (10) | 1 |
Sirtuins, proteins believed to significantly increase lifespan in a number of organisms and the claimed target of some anti-ageing creams do not, in fact, affect animal longevity, according to new research funded ...
Medical research Sep 21, 2011 | 5 / 5 (7) | 2 |
Why do we get older? When do we die and why? Is there a life without ageing? For centuries, science has been fascinated by these questions. Now researchers from Kiel (Germany) have examined why the polyp ...
Medical research Nov 13, 2012 | 4.4 / 5 (7) | 1
The first-ever published whole-genome sequences of not just one, but two supercentenarians, aged more than 114 years, reveal that both unusual and common genetic phenomena contribute to the genetic background of extreme human ...
Genetics Jan 03, 2012 | 4.3 / 5 (7) | 0 |
Eight genes which control levels of the main steroid produced by the adrenal gland, believed to play a role in ageing and longevity, have been uncovered by an international consortium of scientists, co-led by King's College ...
Genetics Apr 14, 2011 | 4.8 / 5 (6) | 3 |
Scientific studies have suggested that a wandering mind indicates unhappiness, whereas a mind that is present in the moment indicates well-being. Now, a preliminary UCSF study suggests a possible link between mind wandering ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 16, 2012 | 3.1 / 5 (7) | 1 |
New research reinforces the claim that resveratrola compound found in plants and food groups, notably red wineprolongs lifespan and health-span by boosting the activity of mitochondria, the cell's energy supplier.
Medical research May 01, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (4) | 2 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Nutrition and longevity researchers have found more evidence that eating less may help people live longer.
Medical research May 11, 2011 | 4.3 / 5 (4) | 1 |
Contrary to claims that U.S. presidents age at twice the normal rate, a new study finds that most U.S. presidents live longer than expected for men of their same age and era.
Health Dec 06, 2011 | 4 / 5 (4) | 6 |
At TEDxSydney 2013 the Professor of Genetics at Harvard Medical School shares a new concept about why we age and how it should be possible to develop medicines to reverse it.
Health Apr 23, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
(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 ...
Health Jul 13, 2012 | 3.5 / 5 (4) | 5 |
The typical naked mole rat lives 25 to 30 years, during which it shows little decline in activity, bone health, reproductive capacity and cognitive ability. What is the secret to this East African rodent's ...
Medical research May 10, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(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.
Health May 14, 2012 | 3.3 / 5 (3) | 0 |
A 114-year-old Japanese woman was recognised on Wednesday as the world's oldest female, making the Asian nation home to the longest-living woman and man on the planet.
Other Feb 27, 2013 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0