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A British study concluded that higher physical activity levels and increases in physical activity over time were associated with a lower risk of death.
A handful of activities can be truly detrimental to your health. In some cases, new studies have found a link between those habits and an early death.
A midlife start to physical activity seemed to cut the odds of death from the two major killers – heart disease and cancer.
Researchers have discovered that the more long-lived relatives you have, the lower your hazard of dying at any point in life.
New research has found that high school students who tend to be calm, empathetic and intellectually curious are more likely to still be alive 50 years later than their peers who are less so.
A recent study found that although there is a genetic component in longevity, there is also a major impact from many other forces in our lives.
Finally some answers to the age old question of 'how much carbohydrates should you really be eating'.
Humans may live longer and longer, but eventually we all grow old and die. This leads to a simple question: how old can humans actually get?
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A new study found that the risk of death is lower among people who have at least one child than it is among those who are childless.
Bob Weighton and Alfred Smith aren't related but share the exact same birthday.
According to an American cardiologist, people who are completely sedentary can benefit from exercise or physical activity, even if it's only 10 minutes a day.
Findings of a new study indicate that both body size and physical activity are related to lifespan, but that these associations seem to differ between men and women.
Babies born in more than twenty countries across the word will most likely see in the year 2100. South Africa isn't among them.
Our genes play less of a role in how long we live than previously thought.
Some believe that ageing is the common factor underlying diseases like Alzheimer's, heart disease, cancer, and diabetes.
Being a freak of nature isn't always a bad thing, especially if you defy the conventions of ageing.
A beginner's guide to intermittent fasting, otherwise known as "IF," "restricted feeding," or just plain fasting.
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A Californian study indicates that aging may not have to proceed in one single direction and that it may be reversed.
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