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How and Why We Age: The Power of Telomeres and Telomerase

Dennis Kravetz | Posted 09.24.2013 | Healthy Living
Dennis Kravetz

Twenty years ago little was known about the aging process. Many ideas existed but nothing was certain. Today we know how and why we age. We cannot control it just yet, but even that may change in the near future.

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.

A Recipe For Life: 4 Ways To Change Your DNA

Susan B. Dopart, M.S., R.D., C.D.E. | Posted 04.30.2013 | Healthy Living
Susan B. Dopart, M.S., R.D., C.D.E.

Reasonable lifestyle changes make a huge difference in living longer, healthier lives, and are simpler than you think. Like I tell my clients, it's the small changes that add up to a winning recipe.

Beyond the Science of Older New Dads and Baby's Longevity

Joel Brokaw | Posted 08.15.2012 | Parents
Joel Brokaw

There is an extra Father's Day gift for us older new dads. It seems that scientists have discovered how our offspring may enjoy a longer life the older the birth father happens to be.

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 ...

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...

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.