Are populations actually ageing more slowly?

Faster increases in life expectancy do not necessarily produce faster population ageing, according to a new research.

Eight oils that can heal your body

 Using an adequate amount of the right kinds of fats and oils can play a pivotal role in slowing down the ageing of your body.

We get more trusting as we age

A new study has shed light on a bright side to getting older suggesting that getting older doesn't necessarily make people cynical and suspicious.

Vitamin D fights and treats diseases associated with ageing

A new study has found that vitamin D plays an important role in the prevention and treatment of diseases caused with ageing.

Vitamin D may help treat age-related diseases

The sunshine vitamin can be of great help for people during their sunset years as it may play a vital role in the prevention and treatment of diseases associated with ageing, says a study.

People care less about other's opinions once they hit 40

A new survey has recently revealed that people stop caring about opinions once they hit 40.

Behavioural training boosts vision in older adults

A week of behavioural intervention can help improve the vision of older adults affected by age-related declining contrast sensitivity which is critical for many real life tasks such as driving at night, new research has found.

Altering brain's food sense may achieve healthy ageing

Tweaking the brain in order to alter the perception of feeding state and achieve low-calorie intake may promote healthy ageing, finds an interesting study.

Damaged stem cells linked with ageing and cancer

Under conditions of stress, haematopoietic stem cells are driven into a state of rapid cell division and this can directly damage the DNA, reveals new research.

Can healthy ageing be achieved globally?

As scientists the world over are searching for the elixir of life for healthy ageing, some top researchers now suggest that the concept of successful ageing should be abandoned, pointing to social inequalities and the problems associated with labelling a person an "unsuccessful ager".

Space flight can age immune system prematurely
Space flight can age immune system prematurely

Spending long duration on space flights may accelerate ageing of the immune system in astronauts, finds a research.

How human cells lifespan can be extended revealed

A new study has shed light on telomeres that are essential part of human cells that affect how our cells age, by extending them to slow down the cell aging process.

Extending telomeres reverses ageing in human skin cells: Study

 A new technique can increase the length of human telomeres quickly and efficiently, promising to reverse the ageing process and paving the way for treatment of highly debilitating genetic diseases, scientists say.

Wearing skin-tight Lycra, riding bicycle can help you fight ageing

A new study has revealed that older cyclists who dress up in skin-tight Lycra and riding bicycleshow fewer signs of ageing compared with non-cyclists.

Ageing does not affect important financial decisions

A new research has found that older adult's lifetime financial expertise and knowledge offsets their declining ability to information efficiently process when making financial decisions.

I'd apply cement if it stopped wrinkles: Sofia Vergara
I'd apply cement if it stopped wrinkles: Sofia Vergara

'Modern Family' actress Sofia Vergara says she would go to any extent to stay young.

Naomi Watts defends Renee Zellweger
Naomi Watts defends Renee Zellweger

Actress Naomi Watts has spoken out in defence of Renee Zellweger, saying getting older is no easy task.

Wrinkle banishing pills could also be key to beating ageing

Scientists claim that the pills for putting a stop to wrinkles and could also be the key to beating ageing.

Chocolates keep you healthy, happy

It's a well known fact that too much consumption of sugar is bad for health. But a little bit of sugar in moderation isn't as terrible as one thought, say researchers.

Fresh hope for tackling ageing

 Offering fresh hope for tackling diseases and conditions associated with ageing, researchers have identified 'markers' that could spot old cells in the body.