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Exercising Old People Less Likely To Fall Or Break Their Bones

By | Thu, 10/31/2013 - 17:39

People over the age of 65 may lessen their risk for falls or broken bones if they follow a fall prevention exercise routine.

Cloistered Nun 86 Years in Convent: Sister Teresita Barajuen Dies at 105

Cloistered Nun Sister Teresita Barajuen Spent 86 'Happy' Years in Convent, Dies At Age 105 [VIDEO]

By | Wed, 06/12/2013 - 17:38

The cloistered nun died at 105 years old after serving 86 years in a convent, and said "Even if I had married a prince I would not be happier now."

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Can’t Get It Up? One In Four With Newly Diagnosed Erectile Dysfunction Is Younger Than 40

By | Thu, 06/06/2013 - 10:24

A new study by Italian researchers found that more than half of younger patients with erectile dysfunction experience it as severely as older patients.

Kids of Long-Lived Parents Less Likely to Get Cancer and Other Diseases

Children Of Long-Lived Parents Less Likely To Get Cancer And Other Diseases

By | Tue, 05/28/2013 - 21:16

The risk of developing cancer and other diseases associated with aging drops for every 10 years that at least one parent lives past 65, a study finds.

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World's Oldest Person, Jiroemon Kimura, Is The Last Living Man Born In The 19th Century

By | Tue, 05/28/2013 - 16:45

Jiroemon Kimura, 116, says he has lived this long because of his moderately-sized portions when eating.


Young At Heart: Researchers Identify A Protein That Could Help Treat Age-Related Heart Failure

By | Thu, 05/09/2013 - 12:00

In a new study, researchers describe how a protein called GDF-11 rejuvenated the hearts of old mice.

105-Year-Old Bacon Woman Pearl Cantrell: Bacon is the Key to Her Longevity

105-Year-Old Bacon Woman Shares Key To Longevity

By | Tue, 05/07/2013 - 18:09

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."

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UCLA Researchers Delay Aging in Fruit Flies, Could Translate to Humans

By | Mon, 05/06/2013 - 17:58

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.

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Five Surprising Ways to Boost Your Chances of Living to 100

By | Wed, 12/12/2012 - 09:36

More people are living to the age of 100 than ever before. How do they do it?

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More Than 80 Percent Centenarians in US Are Women

By | Tue, 12/11/2012 - 11:00

Women make up to 80 percent of the nearly 53,000 people in the U.S. who are over hundred years old.

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Optimism, Resilience Key to Happiness in Old Age

By | Fri, 12/07/2012 - 10:48

A study found that it is resilience and depression, and not physical health that affect people's well-being in old age.

76 Years After Being Declared Dead, UK Man Celebrates 106th Birthday

By | Tue, 11/13/2012 - 14:49

Sam Ledward has turned 106 today, despite the fact that he was declared dead 76 years ago.

UK's Oldest Man Credits His 110 Years to Laziness

By | Mon, 11/05/2012 - 16:44

Though he may not look a day over 100, he is actually a day over 110.

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Physical Exercise Reduces Brain Damage

By | Tue, 10/23/2012 - 10:32

Physical exercise, not mental activities, well into old age can help slow brain damage and keep off dementia.

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132-Year-Old Georgian Woman, Who Claimed to Be the Oldest Person Who Ever Lived, Died

By | Wed, 10/10/2012 - 15:02

A Georgian woman who claimed to be 132 years old has died.