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Healthy lifestyle can help you stay 10 years younger

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 11:43

An individual who smokes, drinks a lot, is physically inactive and has an unhealthy diet has 2.5 fold higher mortality risk than someone who leads a healthy lifestyle, new research says.

Super-hot curries could help you live longer

Last Updated: Saturday, May 24, 2014, 11:29

A new study suggests that super-hot curries could help you live longer.

Oxidants combat ageing to make you live longer

Last Updated: Friday, May 09, 2014, 17:49

This may come as a real shock to you. Free radicals - also known as oxidants produced by our bodies as we process oxygen - act on a molecular mechanism that, in other circumstances, tells a cell to kill itself!

World`s oldest woman`s blood hints at lifespan limits

Last Updated: Thursday, April 24, 2014, 17:18

The world`s oldest woman`s blood analysis has concluded that lifespan of humans might ultimately be limited by the capacity for stem cells to keep replenishing tissues day in day out.

Running too much could shorten your lifespan

Last Updated: Thursday, April 03, 2014, 00:32

Despite running regularly being linked to a host of health benefits, including weight control, stress reduction, better blood pressure and cholesterol, a new study suggests that running may not be all that beneficial.

Consuming diet very low in nutrients could extend lifespan in humans

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 19, 2014, 13:41

A new evolutionary theory claims that consuming a diet very low in nutrients can extend lifespan in laboratory animals, a finding which could hold clues to promoting healthier ageing in humans.

Contagious yawning may decrease with age

Last Updated: Sunday, March 16, 2014, 19:18

Contagious yawning may not be linked to empathy and tiredness and could decrease as one ages, a new study has found.

Anti-ageing pill that could help you live longer

Last Updated: Friday, February 28, 2014, 17:27

In a breakthrough, scientists found that activating a protein called Sirtuin 1 (SIRT1) extends lifespan and delays the onset of age-related diseases in mice.

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