Healthy ageing must be global priority: Lancet

As people across the world live longer, soaring levels of chronic illness and diminished well being are poised to become a major global public health challenge, researchers have warned.

Diabetes drug may even benefit non-diabetics

A study involving over 180,000 people has shown that patients treated with the widely prescribed diabetic drug metformin can live longer than non-diabetics.

Super-hot curries could help you live longer

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

Sense of purpose could add years to your life

Researchers have said that feeling that you have a sense of purpose in life may help you live longer, no matter what your age.

Oxidants combat ageing to make you live longer

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!

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.

Want to live longer? Follow these tips

I’m sure we all want to live a longer and healthier life. While it’s a tough game to get there, we can follow these simple steps to help us live a longer and healthier life.

Gene tweak boosts lifespan by 20 per cent in mice

Scientists have found that altering a single gene in mice extended their average lifespan by about 20 per cent - the equivalent of raising the average human lifespan by 16 years, from 79 to 95.

Muscular boys might live longer

Boys, please take note! How muscular you are as a teenager may predict how long you live, a study has found.

Why women live longer than men

Scientists have cracked the mystery of why women outlive men, its all in the genes!

I am not going to live much longer: 50 Cent

Rapper 50 Cent says he will not live much longer.Ill be honest I don`t think I`m gonna live much longer says he.

Train your brain to be happy, and live longer

Scientific evidence now suggests that one can boost up one`s mood by training the brain to do so.

Volunteering to help others may add years to your life

People who volunteer because they want to help others rather than themselves live longer than people who don’t volunteer at all.

Eat healthy and live longer

Our genetic make-up contribute just 25 percent to how long we live.

Will eating more broccoli help you live longer?

To the likely delight of nagging parents, a new study shows that people who eat more fruit and veggies tend to live longer.

`Good relationship with colleagues may help you live longer`

Having good relationship with colleagues not only improves your performance at work, it may also help you live longer.

Mums who give birth to twins live longer

Stronger, healthier women are more likely to have twins naturally," says Shannen Robson.

Mums who give birth to twins live longer

University of Utah has suggested that women who deliver twins will live longer.

Mums who give birth to twins live longer

Stronger, healthier women are more likely to have twins naturally," says Shannen Robson.

Staying fat may be better for your health

The study claims there is evidence to show that overweight people live longer than normal.