By Christie Rizk | May 09, 2013 12:00 PM EDT
In a new study, researchers describe how a protein called GDF-11 rejuvenated the hearts of old mice.
By Anthony Rivas | May 07, 2013 06:09 PM EDT
At 105 years old, "bacon woman" Pearl Cantrell says the cured meat is the key to her old age and that she could "eat bacon for every meal."
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 | 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 Amber Moore | Dec 11, 2012 11:00 AM EST
Women make up to 80 percent of the nearly 53,000 people in the U.S. who are over hundred years old.
By Amber Moore | Dec 07, 2012 10:48 AM EST
A study found that it is resilience and depression, and not physical health that affect people's well-being in old age.
By Makini Brice | Nov 13, 2012 02:49 PM EST
Sam Ledward has turned 106 today, despite the fact that he was declared dead 76 years ago.
By Makini Brice | Nov 05, 2012 04:44 PM EST
Though he may not look a day over 100, he is actually a day over 110.
By Amber Moore | Oct 23, 2012 10:32 AM EDT
Physical exercise, not mental activities, well into old age can help slow brain damage and keep off dementia.
By Makini Brice | Oct 10, 2012 03:02 PM EDT
A Georgian woman who claimed to be 132 years old has died.
By | Aug 31, 2012 11:02 AM EDT
A healthier lifestyle adds six years to men's life, five years for women, a new study says.