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.

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.

`Oldest woman in Europe` reveals diet secrets

Emma Morano, who is the oldest woman in Europe and fifth-oldest person in the world at 114, has shed light on her diet secrets .

Having better sex life can help you live longer: Study

A new study has revealed that sex can be one of the secrets to good health, youth and a longer life.

Chocolates can help you lose weight, live longer

Good news for chocoholics, people who eat chocolate are more likely to lose weight than those who don`t, a new poll has revealed.

Vitamin B3 may hold secret to a long, healthy life

Fountain of youth! Food supplement Vitamin B3 or niacin may be key to a longer and healthy life, a new study suggests.

Key to longevity: One cup of tea

Researchers have revealed that a single cup of tea could potentially make you live longer, by fighting against diseases, strengthening teeth and even helping you shed a few kilos.

How eating better can help you live longer

Diet can help lower hypertension and improve heart function in patients suffering from a common type of heart failure, according to a new research.