The finite capacity of normal human fetal cells to divide (on average about 50 times) suggested to Hayflick that aging is
Me: Every scientific advance can, and usually does, have harmful, unintended consequences (medical, social, political, economic
How long will life expectancy be in the next few years? We are already linked with artificial intelligence (AI). Few people
YOUNG BLOOD HAS REJUVENATING PROPERTIES. Maybe Dracula had a point. Several research groups have now shown that transfusing
If so, it would make the Greenland shark the longest-lived vertebrate on the planet.
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.
Most articles that find themselves under such a headline are not based in good science. Products promising long life and
The medical field of preserving the dead for possible future life is quickly improving every year.
3. The Grip-Strength Test Who knew your handshake could be so telling? While a strong, firm handshake is often viewed as
Other studies have also shown the usefulness of hand grip tests in predicting whether people can expect to have disabilities
We couldn't agree more. So, how old do you feel? We've heard the old adage that you're only as old as you feel. Now researchers