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Jan 29, 2015 01:38 PM ET // Rachael Rettner, LiveScience
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.
Dec 28, 2014 03:02 PM ET // Tia Ghose, LiveScience
The bacteria that lives in our bodies may have evolved to take down the elderly so that the young could thrive.
Dec 5, 2014 06:35 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
Many companies offer programs to help keep your mind sharp -- but do they work?
Nov 12, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
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 →
Sep 11, 2014 02:10 PM ET // Paul Heltzel
A gene studied in fruit flies, and shared by humans, is activated leading to an increased lifespan.
Aug 20, 2014 09:00 AM ET // AFP
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.
Jul 6, 2014 04:00 AM ET
If you're a woman, postponing having children until mid-life may increase your overall longevity, a new study argues.
May 22, 2014 09:40 AM ET // Jeanna Bryner, LiveScience Managing Editor
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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