New genes linked to longevity identified

Gene variants linked to cell senescence or biological ageing, autoimmunity, and Alzheimer's disease play an important role in determining whether we would live over 100 years or not, new research has found.

Dec 18, 2015, 15:44 PM IST

Nitric oxide may prolong life: Study

Nitric oxide, the versatile gas that helps increase blood flow and regulate immune function, also prolongs the life of an organism strengthening it against environmental stress, according to a new study.

Feb 15, 2013, 18:15 PM IST