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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.

I’ts like mother, like daughter, like father, like son, when it comes to lifespans

Last Updated: Saturday, September 14, 2013, 12:29

Evolutionary biologists have shown that the proverb: like mother, like daughter; like father, like son, also applies to inheriting a long life at least for fruit flies.

Herbal extract used for stress relief also boost fruit fly lifespan

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 19, 2013, 10:10

UC Irvine researchers have found that the herbal extract of a yellow-flowered mountain plant long used for stress relief increases the lifespan of fruit fly populations by an average of 24 percent.

Too much TV viewing may take years off your life: Study

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 16, 2011, 13:41

Spending your days in front of the television may contribute to a shortened lifespan, a latest Australian study has said.

Soon, a pill that can extend your lifespan!

Last Updated: Monday, July 18, 2011, 13:16

An American research team is claiming to have found a potential target to extend lifespan, but is yet to start trials on humans.

People who feel cold always have a longer lifespan

Last Updated: Thursday, May 12, 2011, 11:28

Those who constantly feel cold may have the last laugh because they are destined to live a long life, according to a new study.

Nano materials can enhance lifespan of machines

Last Updated: Thursday, December 09, 2010, 21:23

Leading scientists and technocrats in medicine and engineering Thursday advocated the innovative use of nano materials to extend the lifespan of machines.

`Plastic solar cells lifespan extended to 8 months`

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 22, 2010, 16:42

Scientists in the US claim to have extended the operating life of plastic solar cells.