As people age, the left ventricle declines in its capacity to pump blood, a decrease that happens differently depending on a person's sex.
When grandmothers helped feed their grandchildren after weaning, their daughters could produce more children at shorter intervals.
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Fauja Singh took up running at age 89, to deal with personal grief, and now, at 104 years old, he continues to run and walk every day.
Aging could happen at once, rather than over time -- and it may be possible to block the signal to begin the aging process.
Japan is a nation known for its high life expectancy. So, it got us wondering, in which countries do people live the longest and why?
In the movie Self/Less, an older man tries to stay young by uploading his consciousness to a younger body. Can technology prevent humans from aging?
The 87-year-old Hungarian woman aims to set a world record in chess games played simultaneous ly. Continue reading →
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