Articles about longevity

Moderation of neural excitation promotes longevity

Last updated: 10/19/2019

The question of why and how we age — and why only a minority of humans live to become centenarians — has fascinated people for millennia. Over the past few decades, we have...

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The extreme tech that will help people live forever

Last updated: 09/15/2019

Since humans first realised we were doomed to die, we’ve sought immortality – through religion, great works or producing children to carry our selfish genes into the future. And...

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Plant-Based Protein Intake May Contribute to Long-Term Health

Last updated: 09/14/2019

The goal of this study was to prospectively evaluate associations between animal and plant protein intake and all-cause and cause-specific mortality. Higher intake of plant...

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Do We Need a Unique Microbiome Diet for Our Health?

Last updated: 08/07/2019

Among the prominent and recurring themes in both medical research and health reporting is the importance of the microbiome, and rightly so. Even as we continue to learn about...

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Exactly How to Boost Your Relationship As Empty Nesters

Last updated: 07/27/2019

As excited as you may be to have your kids head off to college or move in to their own apartment, a part of you is probably a little nervous as well. “Empty nest syndrome, the...

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Advances in epigenetics link genetics to the environment and disease

Last updated: 07/27/2019

Advances in epigenetics link genetics to the environment and disease Naturevolume 571, pages489–499 (2019) | Download Citation Subjects Epigenetics Abstract Epigenetic research...

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I get asked a lot about longevity. It helps that I'm 104 - STAT

Last updated: 07/20/2019

As scientists pursue longevity and anti-aging research, and asmore people are living to 100, we wanted to hear from a centenarian on her life experience and thoughts on aging....

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Multivitamins Aren’t a Magic Bullet for Longevity and Health, Study Says

Last updated: 07/09/2019

I have the eating habits of a trash can at a Guy Fieri restaurant and increasingly feel “too busy” for exercise. So the bottle of multivitamins on my desk is pretty much the...

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Eating Well and Living Purposefully for Fitness and Longevity - Blue Zones

Last updated: 07/01/2019

Eduard Checo, the founder of Barstarzz, is the leader of a freestyle calisthenics movement that teaches people how to move and train outside of a traditional gym and is...

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Discovery of performance-enhancing bacteria in the human microbiome

Last updated: 06/27/2019

(BOSTON) - The human microbiome, the vast collection of microbes that colonize the surfaces lining many of our organs and our skin - is a critical pillar sustaining our general...

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