Protein klotho can protect against Alzheimer's symptoms

 A new research has revealed that a protein linked to longevity and enhanced cognition can protect against Alzheimer's symptoms.

Altered genes may give longer life but not necessarily healthier one

In a new study, scientists have suggested that if you alter you genes to have a longer lifespan, it doesn't necessarily mean that it would be a healthier one too.

Scientists identify biological clock to predict longivity

A group of scientists has identified a biological clock that could help predict how long we live, according to a study.

India's Rio berth was crucial for longevity of Hockey India League
India's Rio berth was crucial for longevity of Hockey India League

Australian hockey team captain Mark Knowles feels India's qualification for the 2016 Rio Olympics was "crucial" for the longevity of the Hero Hockey India League (HHIL), the third edition of which will begin on Janauary 22 in Bhubaneswar.

Why females have longer lives than males

 Scientists have found a clue to understand the mechanism behind why females live longer than males.

Less mating, more greens equals a longer life in reptiles

 A slow pace of life, including reduced reproductive rates and a plant-rich diet, can increase the lifespan of reptiles, a new study has found.

Secret to long life not in genes: Study

The secret to a long life does not lie in genes, according to a new study that sequenced the genomes of the world's oldest living people.

Volunteering boosts health of older adults

 Older adults who stay active by volunteering are likely to receive a health boost.

Five daily portions of fruit, vegetables lower death risk

Add a substantial amount of fruits and vegetables in your diet - at least five portions - and live your life disease free.

We won`t have longevity of Rolling Stones: Metallica

Rock legends Metallica have revealed that they won`t be able to perform into their 70s like The Rolling Stones, due to the intensity of their live shows.

Singer Lorde worries about longevity of her career

Singer Lorde worries she may not have a career by the time she reaches 25. The 17-year-old singer said she isn`t sure people will care about her music when she grows up, reportedly.

How taste buds help promote long, healthy life

Two new studies have revealed that taste buds may in fact have a powerful role in a long and healthy life.

Soon, four-in-one superpill to add years to life

Scientists want the four-in-one drug to be licensed across the world, as various trials have proved the efficacy of the superpill in reducing heart disease risk.

Wish to live long? Get a longer DNA `tail`

People who experience high levels of social stress and deprivation age faster as the cellular process involving DNA repair (or replication) may get affected by loneliness, a significant study shows.

Limiting protein intake may increase longevity

Two groups of researchers have claimed in two different studies that consuming high-quality animal protein in moderation is one of the keys to a long and healthy life.

Anti-ageing pill that could help you live longer

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.

Eating and sleeping well hold keys to a longer life: Study

Good sleep patterns can help men live longer, but women will only benefit if they follow a diverse diet, a new Australian study has found.

Humans burn only half the calories daily

In a discovery that can lead to new understanding about human health and longevity, researchers have found that humans and other primates burn 50 percent fewer calories each day than other mammals.

Simple steps on how to live longer revealed

NICE has issued four "golden rules", which state regular exercising while cutting on drinking, smoking and eating should make people fitter and slimmer permanently.

New worm research could help humans live for 500 years

If what works for worms can be applied to humans, then living to the ripe old age of 500 might be a possibility for us too, a new study has shown.