Last Updated: Friday, November 15, 2013, 17:30
Biologists have documented a direct association between insulin and life span, suggesting that blocking the activity of a protein complex activin can lengthen a fruit fly`s life span by as much as 20 percent, which is about 10 days.
Last Updated: Wednesday, October 30, 2013, 23:41
Russian scientists have developed a vaccine for the treatment of cancer that can increase the patient`s lifespan more than two-fold, ITAR-TASS reported Wednesday.
Last Updated: Friday, October 11, 2013, 19:22
Ten years go up in smoke! Smoking may cut at least 10 years from your life, the first ever long-term Australian study has found.
Last Updated: Friday, September 20, 2013, 13:41
Some overweight older adults don`t need to lose weight to live longer, but could risk an early death if they gain more pounds, according to a study.
Last Updated: Tuesday, September 17, 2013, 11:37
Changes in diet, exercise, stress management and social support may lengthen telomeres, which are associated with fewer illnesses and longer life, a new study has revealed.
Last Updated: Friday, September 13, 2013, 18:08
The tendency to experience hangovers decreases with age, a new study has claimed.
Last Updated: Wednesday, September 11, 2013, 15:57
Heart disease patients with positive attitudes are more likely to exercise and live longer, a new study has found.
Last Updated: Friday, August 30, 2013, 18:52
Scientists have found that altering a single gene in mice extended their average lifespan by about 20 per cent - the equivalent of raising the average human lifespan by 16 years, from 79 to 95.