By Susan Scutti | May 24, 2013 10:30 AM EDT
Many claims about the benefits of humor have been grossly exaggerated.
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 Makini Brice | Jan 25, 2013 05:53 PM EST
Being put on hold seems to be a fact of life for anyone trying to get in touch with a customer service worker at a company.
By Christine Hsu | Dec 26, 2012 03:39 PM EST
A new study revealed that being hot-tempered and expressing your anger could be a key to enjoying a long and healthy life.
By Christine Hsu | Dec 18, 2012 03:21 PM EST
'Tis the season to eat, drink and be jolly, but health experts warn that each day of over-indulgence can cut a several hours off your lifespan.
By Makini Brice | Dec 13, 2012 11:59 AM EST
Researchers found that not having that ability to sit and stand from the floor during middle age is a fairly reliable predictor of early death.
By Christine Hsu | Dec 13, 2012 10:34 AM EST
The slower you grow, the longer you live, a new study suggests.
By Christine Hsu | Nov 06, 2012 01:58 PM EST
New study linked low levels of vitamin D to longevity, casting doubt on previous research suggesting that people require a certain amount of sun exposure for optimal health.
By Christine Hsu | Oct 24, 2012 12:35 PM EDT
Grandmas may be the reason why humans live longer than apes, a new study suggests.
By Nikki Tucker | Oct 16, 2012 06:26 PM EDT
Studies demonstrated the probability of humans dying at 72 is the same our ancestors faced at the age of 30.
By Makini Brice | Sep 24, 2012 04:57 PM EDT
A compound found in red wine has been found to decrease appetite and increase the lifespan of bees.
By Makini Brice | Sep 12, 2012 03:39 PM EDT
Researchers found that people could lose as much as three years from their lifespan.
By Christine Hsu | Aug 29, 2012 06:20 PM EDT
While cutting calories has been found to improve metabolism, reduce diabetes and cancer risk and build a stronger immune system, a two decade long study debunked a long-held theory that food restriction leads to the fountain of youth.
By Makini Brice | Aug 23, 2012 04:46 PM EDT
Scientists have come out with a great deal of research touting wine's health benefits - everything from improving cognitive function to helping against arthritis.