People whose political ideas are on the liberal end of the spectrum may be less likely to die early than those whose ideas are conservative or moderate.
The bacteria that lives in our bodies may have evolved to take down the elderly so that the young could thrive.
Many companies offer programs to help keep your mind sharp -- but do they work?
Reaching a ripe old age seems to have little to do with lifestyle and a lot to do with genes, concludes a new study on 17 of the oldest people on the planet. Continue reading →
A gene studied in fruit flies, and shared by humans, is activated leading to an increased lifespan.
The recognition means Japan is now home to the world's oldest man and woman, with 116-year-old Misao Okawa of Osaka taking the female honors.
If you're a woman, postponing having children until mid-life may increase your overall longevity, a new study argues.
At 111 years old, Dr. Alexander Imich of New York City has been crowned the new world's oldest living man, according to Guinness World Records.
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