On the Verge of Immortality, Or Are We Stuck with Death? A New Direction For Research Could Provide the Answers--and More
A 2016 study at the Albert Einstein School of Medicine came up with a similar human lifespan limit of 115 years. The investigators
Me: Evolution requires aging and death to make room for each new generation and also favors a fairly rapid succession of
There are various types of organizations for the advancement of longevity studies. One type is the academic research institutes
What's next? It is now time to move these discoveries from the laboratory into human trials. The first such trial, the TAME
If so, it would make the Greenland shark the longest-lived vertebrate on the planet.
Why Does Louisville Have One of the Shortest Lifespans in the Nation? Junk Science and Negative Impacts of Pollution
What's it like to live in Louisville, Kentucky with one of the shortest lifespans in the U.S.? This fact may be unknown to most but it is frightening those whose lives are needlessly cut short.
It's become common knowledge that populations are rapidly aging across the world. Increasing longevity during the last century has contributed to unprecedented global economic growth--and new opportunities for personal fulfillment that previous generations could only dream of.
This equation is simple:a few minutes of discipline equals hours of comfort, pleasure, a lengthened lifespan, and less time spent on medical procedures.
These are the facts. They may not be startling or scary enough to garner attention on the nightly news, but they paint the accurate picture of our world. We are safer, healthier, and richer now than we have ever been.
Good news for extroverts: All that quality time you spend socializing with your friends, family members and even strangers
We're in the midst of a demographic shift resulting from increasing longevity. Life-spans have nearly doubled in the last century due to advances in science and sanitation, and lives grow longer each year. The odds are that millennials and the generations that follow will experience significantly longer lives.
These observations were then applied to the association of size and longevity. The larger the animal, the lower its metabolism and the longer it lived. Smaller animals have higher metabolic rates and shorter lifespans.
Over the past decade a growing literature has documented the protective effects of metformin on a broad spectrum of age-related
The medical field of preserving the dead for possible future life is quickly improving every year.
A study published in the British Medical Journal earlier this year found that among 53-year-old men and women, their ability
Researchers from the U.S., U.K., and Norway believe that your physical ability in midlife could provide clues as to how likely
A study published today in "Population and Development Review" suggests age really isn't just about the number of years you've