Dutch researchers study longevity in a 115-year-woman who donated her body to science.
Extroverts age more gracefully than introverts, new research suggests.
Researchers found that when seniors accept stereotypes about old people, they can actually impair their own memory skills.
Researchers report that menopause developed because men became more and more interested in finding younger, more attractive mates.
Let this be a lesson to never say that you are too old to do something.
How can we live longer, healthier and happier? Numerous studies have found that long life isn’t just about DNA. Time and time again, scientists have proven that people can significantly influence their lifespan by adopting a lifestyle that combines healthy nutrition, exercise, sleep and other health behaviors. Below are a few beverages for you to sip your way to a longer life.
Approximately one-third of people in their sixties go through a "late-life crisis," British psychologists suggest.
It may not be as fun as the quizzes in women’s magazines, but one quiz may help people over the age of 50 determine their risk of dying over the next 10 years.
A 75-year-old Japanese man has died after 25 hospitals refused to admit him 36 times over the course of two hours.
Scientists found that optimism about life outcomes is associated with disability and death.
Clara Cowell did not even quit smoking because of her health.
Everyone dreads old age. No one wants wrinkled skin, bad sight, diminishing body strength, and worst of all, the plethora of diseases that entail old age. A new study suggests that life can really begin at 40, if only one could quit smoking, limit alcohol intake, eat plenty of fruits and vegetables and workout. In other words, simply follow a healthy lifestyle. Researchers conducted a study for 16 years that looked at the benefits of certain good habits that one could have during old age.
researchers from Southampton University reveal in a study that finishing full-time education and training at an older average age is the main reason why people are having their first child later in life.
They may not be scientifically based, but the need for a solution outside of pharmaceuticals may encourage you to consider such options. When traditional medicine is not quite doing the trick, thinking outside the box and trying one of these options may bring surprising results.