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Can Your DNA Predict Longevity?

mobile.theweek.com | Posted 01.13.2012 | Fifty

What if your doctor could tell you how long your life would be -- while you were still young? That's the possibility offered by a study released this ...

Unbelievable Side Effect Of Being Stressed While Pregnant

Jena Pincott | Posted 01.03.2012 | Parents
Jena Pincott

There's an avalanche of evidence that women who are under extreme duress in pregnancy have kids who have shorter attention spans, lower IQs, memory deficiencies and health problems.

Tell Us More Telomeres: Anecdotes From A Nobel Prize Winner

| Posted 12.17.2011 | Healthy Living

By Thea Singer (Click here for the original article) The little tips of chromosomes get shorter every time a cell divides, and this shortening is ...

What's Your Real (Cellular) Age?

Jay Williams, Ph.D. | Posted 12.04.2011 | Fifty
Jay Williams, Ph.D.

What's my obsession with the New Science of Aging? As a physiologist, science writer, and wellness consultant, my client base is dominated by the 50...

Can A Blood Test Really Tell How Long You'll Live?

Thea Singer | Posted 07.26.2011 | Healthy Living
Thea Singer

While telomere scientists are divided as to the value of the test for individuals, no serious researchers are saying the telomere test will be some kind of crystal ball.

A Blood Test That Shows How Long You'll Live?

The Huffington Post | Meghan Neal | Posted 07.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Ever feel like you're 30 years old but your body is 65? UK newspaper The Independent reported this week on a blood test that claims it can show ho...

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.

Telomeres: The Aging Process Between Our Cells And Our Selves

Jay Williams, Ph.D. | Posted 05.26.2011 | Home
Jay Williams, Ph.D.

We have known for many years that as a cell ages, its telomeres become shorter.

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.

Weekly Health Tip: Manage Your Stress to Protect Your Health

Deepak Chopra | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Deepak Chopra

Brought to you by Deepak Chopra, MD, Alexander Tsiaras, and TheVisualMD.com The consequences of allowing stress to rule our life are not only emoti...

Dean Ornish Talks With Deepak Chopra

Deepak Chopra | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Deepak Chopra

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Tara Parker-Pope Interviews Deepak Chopra

Deepak Chopra | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Deepak Chopra

Tara Parker-Pope of the New York Times interviews Deepak Chopra deepakchopra.com...

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....

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.