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Weekender: Increased Life Expectancy - Is It A Blessing Or A Burden To Society?

New statistics just released indicate that the average American is destined to live a much longer life than his grandparents; in fact, in 2012, the average life expectancy in the United States rose to a record high of 78.8 years.

The latest report on US mortality in the USA has just been issued by the Centers for Disease Control and...
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Doctors May Soon be able to Turn Back Time

Scientists from Children’s Medical Center Research Institute at UT Southwestern (CRI) have made ground-breaking discoveries that could help to reverse the ageing process.
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Older and Wiser?

Is the old adage "older and wiser" true? A recent study suggests that it is. A psychologist found that in the US, older folks have more of it than younger people, despite the fact that we seem to admire youth so much here. Surprisingly, he found the opposite in Japan, a...
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Older Brains are Better

Christmas is the season when we get together with elderly friends and relatives (NOTE: You can watch the video here), and Santa's not so young either! Have...
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What if You Could Reverse Aging

What if you could REVERSE the aging process--not only for your entire body, but for individual ailing organs, such as your heart, as well? Researchers have done it with mice: They turned weak and feeble oldsters into healthy animals through regeneration.
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Never Grow Old

Is there a fountain of youth? Some researchers think that aging is an evolutionary adaptation that can be REVERSED. But the current prescription for living longer (eating less) may not work for everyone.

In a blog posted on The Daily Galaxy website, Casey Kazan says, "How do you explain animals that don't age? Some tortoises lay...
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Yes There IS a Fountain of Youth

Want to slow the signs of aging and live longer? Yes, there is a "fountain of youth," but you're not going to like it?it can be summed up in two words: eat less.

Calorie restriction has long been shown to slow the aging process in rats and mice. While scientists do not know how calorie restriction affects the aging process in rodents,...

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What's Your REAL Age?

You may be 18?or 21?or 60?or MORE?but what's your REAL age?Your real age is the biological age of your body, based onhow well you've maintained yourself. Are you really asyoung (or old) as you think you are? Take the RealAge testfrom the New Scientist website and find outwhat your age REALLY is! To take the test,click here.


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Stay Young & Healthy?Gamble

A Yale University study shows that older gamblers arehealthier than non-gamblers of the same age. They have lowerrates of alcoholism, depression and yes, even bankruptcy.

Diane Scarponi quotes epidemiologist Rani Desai as saying,"There's this whole concept of healthy aging?that folks whocontinue to remain engaged in activity, especially...

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People Get Nicer as They Get Older

Researchers have found that people get nicer as they get older. This contradicts earlier studies showing that people's personalities don't change after around age 30, due to genetic programming.

Scientists studied 132,000 people between the ages of 21 and 60. Each one took a personality test on a website that measured conscientiousness...

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