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Immortality May Be More than Mere Fiction

Natalie Kalin | Posted 02.09.2016 | Science
Natalie Kalin

Immortality has long been heeded as the stuff of fiction. As a trait only possessed by Gods and spirits. But the mark of engineering is the ability to...

Multi-institutional Collaborative Clinical Trial to Examine Health Benefits of Integrative Lifestyle Practices at the Chopra Center for Wellbeing

Deepak Chopra | Posted 11.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Deepak Chopra

Self-Directed Biological Transformation Initiative (SBTI) study will use latest mobile health sensors and genomic/cellular/metabolomics biomarkers ...

Change Your Genes With... Meditation?

Aditi Nerurkar, MD | Posted 07.16.2013 | Healthy Living
Aditi Nerurkar, MD

It really does sound like an infomercial, doesn't it? Emerging research suggests a relationship between the practice of meditation and genetic changes. Let's consider the evidence.

Mapping Telomerase

Stig Egil Bojesen | Posted 06.22.2013 | Science
Stig Egil Bojesen

Some weeks ago I gave birth to a child after being pregnant for more than four years. The birth was postponed several times, but finally it came; along with 12 brothers and sisters, and with more than 1,000 parents.

The Breakthrough That Will Change The Way You Age

Posted 03.13.2015 | OWN

By Thea Singer Fifteen minutes with a scientist who's unlocking the secrets to better aging. Elizabeth H. Blackburn, PhD, won the world's at...

Weekly Health Tip: The Power of Meditation

Deepak Chopra | Posted 07.16.2011 | Healthy Living
Deepak Chopra

Increasing telomerase is a way to slow telomeres' unraveling. And guess how we can we do that? Meditation.

Scientists Can Reverse Aging In Mice, But Can They Do It For Humans?

Arlene Weintraub | Posted 05.26.2011 | Home
Arlene Weintraub

You can reduce DNA damage by controlling obesity and diabetes, not smoking, exercising. People can control a lot when it comes to enhancing their lives as they age -- but it's the basic stuff.

Top 10 Medical Events Of The Decade

Dr. Dean Ornish | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Dean Ornish

In writing about the top 10 medical events of the decade, I first began writing about the latest high-tech breakthroughs in genomics, stem cell research, angiogenesis, and so on.

Mutant Genes Key To Living To 100: Researchers

BBC | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

There is a clear link between living to 100 and inheriting a hyperactive version of an enzyme that prevents cells from ageing, researchers say....

Study: Changing Diet, Exercise Will Lengthen Lives

San Francisco Chronicle | David Perlman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

A carefully limited pilot study of 30 prostate cancer patients by scientists and doctors at UCSF and a Sausalito research institute indicates for the ...