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Scientists crack secret to longevity

Scientists use cytotoxic T-cells analysis to check life longevity.

16 Nov 2019 11:33 AM

At 106, tireless French cyclist hops back in the saddle

Marchand in 2012 set a world record for a 100-year-old when he cycled 24 kilometers in an hour.

28 Oct 2018 12:47 PM

Can a dog's colour impact longevity?

Find out why.

22 Oct 2018 7:11 PM

Here's what Stephen Hawking's final fear was

Celebrated professor was afraid of the rise of superhumans resistant to disease.

15 Oct 2018 12:35 PM

'World's oldest person' dies in Japan at 117

Japan is known for the longevity of its people and has been home to several oldest title holders.

22 Apr 2018 7:50 PM


Almost any amount of exercise may help older men win longevity race

This is encouraging for older adults, as it is easier for them to reach the target without worrying about sustaining activity in bouts.

03 Mar 2018 11:28 AM

Elderly people may live longer with 'no-sweat' exercise few hours a week: study

To improve health and reduce the risk of dying, workouts must be strenuous and more long-lasting.

20 Feb 2018 6:54 PM

Secrets of longevity protein revealed

By developing drugs that enhance the pathway, he said, researchers can target diabetes and obesity.

18 Jan 2018 7:25 PM

People who finish daily chores tend to live longer: study

Improving levels of physical activity both light and moderate could be almost as effective as rigorous regular exercise.

19 Nov 2017 6:45 PM

Amish gene mutation makes some live 10 years longer: study

Researchers also discover they live healthier.

16 Nov 2017 12:08 PM


People with better education may have longer life, says study

Study of genes finds that people who are overweight cut their life expectancy by two months for every extra kilogramme of weight they have.

14 Oct 2017 11:21 AM

Higher coffee consumption can add years to your life

They examined whether sex, age or Mediterranean diet had any influence on the association between baseline coffee consumption and mortality.

28 Aug 2017 10:44 AM

Longer life may be linked to parenthood

Parents may benefit from social and financial support from their children in older age, which childless people lose out on.

14 Mar 2017 10:09 AM

Chinese people have longevity but not finess

At the same time, however, physical and cognitive function showed a small but significant deterioration.

10 Mar 2017 11:33 AM

Starting low and improving fitness over time prolongs life

Someone with a higher maximal exercise capacity is able to achieve a faster walking pace or climb more stairs before getting tired.

21 Feb 2017 9:55 AM


Tea, coffee can actually give you a long life

Caffeine, the ingredient that gives coffee, tea and some fizzy drinks a lift blocks chemicals in our blood that promote inflammation.

17 Jan 2017 10:22 AM

Older first-time mothers may live longer: study

Women who give birth for the first time after age 25 are 11 percent more likely to survive into their 90s.

24 Nov 2016 9:03 AM