ARTICLES RELATING TO LONGEVITY

Is a midlife crisis a real thing, or is something deeper going on?

2020-01-26 15:45

Experts explain why the common term is a total myth.

Love museums, galleries, theatre? How the arts might extend your life

2020-01-21 20:00

Scientists found that people who devoted time to cultural activities at least every few months were considerably less likely to die at a younger age.

Staying healthy now to work into older age

2020-01-05 21:00

Would you work hard at being healthy to work past your retirement age, if given the opportunity?

What do the longest-living people have in common?

2019-11-27 04:45

The average life expectancy in the US is 78 years. However, in many countries around the world, life expectancy is over 100 years.

Is tying the knot tied to a longer life span?

2019-10-18 16:45

Once you're in a marriage, there are a host of tangible and intangible benefits that give you a health advantage, according to experts.

Want to live longer? Stop being such a pessimist

2019-08-29 20:45

A new study indicates that optimistic people are more likely to achieve 'exceptional longevity', defined as living to age 85 or older.

Forget about your past as a couch potato – get moving now, live longer

2019-06-28 16:49

A British study concluded that higher physical activity levels and increases in physical activity over time were associated with a lower risk of death.

The 5 deadliest habits to avoid as you get older

2019-03-30 19:25

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.

Did you wait until middle age to get fit? It could still boost your life span

2019-03-13 19:30

A midlife start to physical activity seemed to cut the odds of death from the two major killers – heart disease and cancer.

Look to your aunts, uncles and parents for clues to your longevity

2019-01-17 06:50

Researchers have discovered that the more long-lived relatives you have, the lower your hazard of dying at any point in life.

 

WATCH: Weightlifting helps you live longer

2020-01-25 06:45

Can weightlifting prolong life for those who are over 65?

Could a switch to skim milk add years to your life?

2020-01-17 18:45

Should adults drink low-fat or skim milk instead of full cream if they want to live longer?

The man who unlocked the world's secret to living to age 100 says you can skip the gym

2019-12-09 15:23

Dieting, supplements, and exercise aren't the secrets to longevity, according to Buettner. Go ahead and be a little lazy.

Want extra years of life? Keep your blood pressure tightly controlled

2019-11-17 18:45

A study has found that tighter blood pressure control prevents more heart attacks, strokes and deaths in people aged 50 and up, compared with standard treatment.

WATCH: Scientists reveal the key to longevity

2019-09-22 15:45

According to a new study, the solution is simple and free.

Why every minute of exercise counts towards you living a longer life

2019-08-25 07:00

Research claims that if you want to live a longer life, keep exercising as much as you possibly can.

Britain's oldest men say the secrets to living to 111 are eating oats and 'avoiding dying'

2019-04-01 07:44

Bob Weighton and Alfred Smith aren't related but share the exact same birthday.

Walk, dance or clean — just a bit of physical activity helps you live longer

2019-03-27 19:00

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.

Body size may influence longevity in women, but not men

2019-01-28 14:29

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.

Most South African babies born this year won't see the 22nd century – here's why

2019-01-03 12:38

Babies born in more than twenty countries across the word will most likely see in the year 2100. South Africa isn't among them.

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