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Live Longer By Silencing Your Aging Genes

By | Thu, 01/02/2014 - 17:49

A new algorithm pinpoints the genes that drive the aging process in humans.

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Cranberries Can Help You Live Forever

By | Mon, 12/30/2013 - 16:51

Researchers found cranberry supplements benefited oxidative stress and longevity in Drosophila fruit flies when given during any of the three stages of aging.

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Youthful Skin Linked To Longer Life

By | Thu, 11/07/2013 - 16:46

Young, healthy looking skin is linked to lower blood pressure and increased longevity in women.

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Mediterranean Diet Proven To Help Women Live Past 70

By | Tue, 11/05/2013 - 10:37

A new study has added a longer lifespan to the growing list of health benefits associated with the Mediterranean diet.

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Men's Health Maintained By Seeing Friends Twice A Week

By | Tue, 10/22/2013 - 13:14

Men’s health is found to improve when they see friends twice a week.

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DIY Lifestyle Reduces Men's Risk Of Premature Death By Nearly A Quarter

By | Tue, 10/01/2013 - 16:20

Men who exercise and do DIY jobs decrease their risk of suffering a premature death by nearly a quarter.

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Niacin, 'Fountain Of Life,' May Help Us Live Longer

By | Mon, 09/30/2013 - 19:46

The oxidative stress of niacin may be linked to longer lifespans, according to an international team of researchers.

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What Does It Take To Make It Past 100? More People Reach Centenarian Status

By | Sat, 09/28/2013 - 18:16

An increasing number of people are making it past 105, and most of them are female.

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Life Expectancy Is Not Affected By Retirement Age; Overall Health Is Most Important

By | Tue, 09/24/2013 - 17:02

Researchers have concluded that retirement age and life expectancy do not work at all in tandem, despite conventional wisdom suggesting otherwise.

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World's Oldest Man, Salustiano Sanchez-Blazquez Of West N.Y., Dies At 112

By | Sun, 09/15/2013 - 18:30

Salustiano Sanchez-Blazquez, whom Guinness World Record declared to be the oldest man alive in June, has died at 112 in Grand Island, N.Y.

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Elderly In America Are Now Living Longer And Healthier

By | Thu, 08/29/2013 - 11:57

In a new study that surveyed senior health, researchers find that elderly individuals are leading longer and healthier lives — disability-free.

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Why Do Women Live Longer? Their Immune Systems May Age More Slowly than Men's

By | Tue, 05/14/2013 - 21:42

Japanese scientists test their theory that the role played by gender in matters of longevity may be linked to the immune system.

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Greek Coffee the Key to Longevity? How to Brew It Like the Ikarians [VIDEO]

By | Tue, 03/19/2013 - 00:39

Drinking boiled Greek coffee may help promote long life and heart health in the world’s oldest community. How can you make it yourself?

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Gene Responsible for ADHD, Addiction May Help People Live Long

By | Fri, 01/11/2013 - 14:29

A gene linked to ADHD and addiction may be responsible for helping people live to the age of 100 and longer.

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Why Olympians Live Almost 3 Years Longer Than the General Population

By | Fri, 12/14/2012 - 14:36

Medal-winning Olympians live longer than the general population, regardless of what country they are from, what medal they won, or what type of sport they played.

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