By Ashik Siddique | May 16, 2013 08:18 PM EDT
Researchers hope to develop a progeria treatment with a drug that blocks an accelerating aging enzyme in children. The mechanism works in mice, and the next step is a clinical drug trial.
By Christie Rizk | May 06, 2013 05:58 PM EDT
By boosting the expression of key gene in fruit flies, researchers were able to increase their lifespans and delay the aging process, a discovery that could translate to humans.
By Anthony Rivas | May 05, 2013 08:11 PM EDT
Martha Stewart's "10 Golden Rules" to living to an old age will appear in her new book, "Living the Good Long Life: A Practical Guide to Caring for Yourself and Others."
By Nsikan Akpan | May 03, 2013 06:26 PM EDT
A new drug reverses graying hair and works as a vitiligo treatment. The rare skin pigmentation disease works similarly to the aging process in hair follicles.
By Jonathan Weiss | May 01, 2013 03:18 PM EDT
By blocking a certain protein, scientists were able to give mice longer lives and kept their brains in cognitive shape.
By Ashik Siddique | Apr 05, 2013 09:21 PM EDT
Fine motor skills don't decline much until adults are well into their 60s - if you're otherwise in good health, you shouldn't have to worry about keeping up with the kids.
By Jonathan Weiss | Mar 11, 2013 12:56 PM EDT
By analyzing a repository of 30,000 patients, researchers found a correlation between the length of the ends of chromosomes and how long they lived.
By Makini Brice | Feb 01, 2013 10:45 AM EST
Humans have been on the hunt for the fountain of youth for years – dating back at least to the age of Cortes, and even seen now in the popularity of Botox.
By Christine Hsu | Jan 23, 2013 09:20 AM EST
If you've got a lunch date coming up this Wednesday, researchers recommend that you push it back a few days. Experts say that women look their oldest at 3:30pm every Wednesday.
By Makini Brice | Jan 14, 2013 05:32 PM EST
Brooke Greenberg is unable to speak, travels in a stroller and still has her baby teeth.
By Makini Brice | Dec 17, 2012 01:06 PM EST
Scientists believe that they have discovered a protein that protects against both cancer and aging.
By Makini Brice | Dec 13, 2012 04:26 PM EST
Scientists were able to use lasers to determine a person's age from their most shallow layer - their skin.
By Makini Brice | Dec 12, 2012 09:36 AM EST
More people are living to the age of 100 than ever before. How do they do it?
By Makini Brice | Nov 27, 2012 02:41 PM EST
Researchers may have just found a way to stop the biological clock on eggs - and the process is surprisingly simple.
By Makini Brice | Nov 21, 2012 11:31 AM EST
Study found that older adults who describe themselves as spry recover more quickly from serious disabilities than seniors who describe themselves as decrepit.