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Number of genetic markers linked to lifespan triples

25 genetic variants linked to human longevity Date: December 7, 2017 Source: University of Connecticut Summary: Researchers have studied 389,166 volunteers who gave DNA samples to the UK Biobank, US Health and Retirement Study and the Wisconsin Longitudinal Study. In...

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The Greek Island with the key to Longevity

By Marissa Tejada 17 November 2017 With thin, white hair pinned to the side and thick glasses perched on the bridge of her nose, Ioanna Proiou slid her wrinkled, sun-spotted fingers over the strands of baby-blue wool stretched across her heavy wooden loom. She clanked...

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Mushrooms May Fight Aging

By Sylvia Booth Hubbard    |   Friday, 10 Nov 2017 12:02 PM Mushrooms may contain unusually high amounts of two antioxidants that some experts believe could help fight aging and improve health. A study from Penn State researchers found that mushrooms have high amounts...

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The New Longevity Books Special Bundle

Get a great deal on six Longevity Books to help you live decades longer. Normally would cost $45 US at list price now $25 as a bundle. Click on the image above for more information or here: THE LONGEVITY BOOKS SPECIAL...

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To stay young, kill zombie cells

Killing off cells that refuse to die on their own has proved a powerful anti-ageing strategy in mice. Now it's about to be tested in humans. Megan Scudellari 24 October 2017 Corrected:  Illustration by Paweł Jońca Jan van Deursen was baffled by the decrepit-looking...

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 Fitness, Education, Quitting Smoking Keys to Longevity

Monday, 16 Oct 2017 09:33 AM A new major UK study has revealed various factors that can increase life expectancy, including maintaining a healthy weight and long-term education. Carried out by researchers from the University of Edinburgh, the team analyzed genetic...

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Astaxanthin May Be Key to Longevity

By Sylvia Booth Hubbard   |   Monday, 09 Oct 2017 01:09 PM  Astaxanthin, a form of carotenoid that gives salmon and lobster their red coloring, may be a key to longevity. A study at the University of Hawaii found that astaxanthin can switch on a variation of the FOXO3...

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Exercise Keeps Elderly Mobile, and the More the Better

Tuesday, 03 Oct 2017 09:07 AM Less than an extra hour a week of moderate exercise can make a big difference in helping older adults stay mobile and reduce their risk of developing major mobility problems, a U.S. study suggests.Improvements were seen in all the...

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Lifestyle Changes for Better Health and Longevity

Sponsored By: AlignLife of Summerville  September 27, 2017 If you’re feeling depressed, overweight, tired and just suffering from the aches and pains of aging, you might be wondering where things went wrong. “One of the best ways to maintain your youth and your health...

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LONGEVITY SALAD BOWL INGREDIENTS TO ADD YEARS TO YOUR LIFE

  September 06, 2017 at 5:00 am | Written By Sue Stillman Linja, RDN, LD, Our clients are growing older and we are, too! By the year 2050, over 800,000 centenarians will reside in the United States and these baby boomers are demanding to know how to live healthy into...

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More Evidence Exercise Lowers Stroke Risk

Friday, 08 Sep 2017 08:55 AM Women who consistently get the minimum recommended amount of exercise for a healthy heart may be less likely to have a stroke than their counterparts whose exercise habits shift over time, a recent U.S. study suggests.Researchers examined...

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More Evidence That Coffee Helps You Live Longer

Tuesday, 29 Aug 2017 09:12 AM A new large-scale study has found for the first time that Mediterranean coffee drinkers benefit from a lower risk of death. One of the most widely consumed drinks in the world, many previous studies have also found numerous health...

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Dancing Reverses Signs of Aging in the Brain

By Sylvia Booth Hubbard   |   Friday, 25 Aug 2017 11:52 AM Aging brings a decline in mental and physical fitness, but a new study shows an easy, fun way to reverse the signs of aging in the brain — dancing. Researchers examined two different fitness routines and found...

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Drinking Coffee Can Help You Live Longer and Fight Disease

By Sylvia Booth Hubbard   |   Monday, 07 Aug 2017 05:19 PM Coffee gives you much more than just a morning energy boost, say recent studies which point to health benefits that cover you from head to toe. They also show that the more coffee you drink throughout the day,...

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Why Does a Bad Diet Speed up Aging so Much?

By Helen Sanders Aug 17, 2017 Most people try to eat a good diet to keep their body in shape or combat disease, but have you ever thought about the correlation between diet and ageing? Making consistent poor food choices can not only take a toll on your overall...

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How to Live Longer with High Levels of Workforce Stress

By Martin K. Ettington Date: 8/4/17 In today’s world professionals deal with a high level of stress in the workplace which often leads to many chronic illnesses as we get older and which impact our health and the quality of our lives. What if we can change this? What...

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10 Life-Extending Lessons from a Cancer Pioneer

By Charlotte Libov   |   Wednesday, 02 Aug 2017 03:09 PM Back when Dr. Henry Lynch earned his medical degree, it was believed that heredity played no role in the development of cancer. But he proved this was wrong, and now, more than 56 years later, he is hailed as...

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Brain Region Found to Control Aging

By Tanya Lewis, Staff Writer | May 1, 2013 02:56pm ET Aging can be slowed down or sped up by activating or deactivating a pathway in a mouse's brain (shown above: hippocampus region of a mouse brain). Credit: Tamily Weissman, Jeff Lichtman, and Joshua Sanes, 2005. For...

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6 Healing Spices to Keep in Your Medicine Cabinet

By Sylvia Booth Hubbard   |   Tuesday, 18 Jul 2017 09:37 AM Some of the spices you use every day do much more than just add zip to your meals. Many are nutritional powerhouses packed with disease-fighting antioxidants so potent that you might consider keeping them in...

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Want to Live to 100? Adopt These Healthy Anti-Aging Habits

By Rick Ansorge   |   Thursday, 13 Jul 2017 09:44 AM The number of Americans living to 100 — and beyond — has increased dramatically in recent decades, while those over the age of 80 comprise the world’s fastest-growing segment of the population, according to the...

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When Being Overweight Can Actually be Good for You

By Sylvia Booth Hubbard   |   Tuesday, 11 Jul 2017 12:28 PM  For decades, health experts have warned about the dangers of being overweight, pointing to an increased risk of many conditions, including heart disease, stroke, diabetes, and some cancers. But several...

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There’s No Upper Limit to Human Lifespan, Argue Scientists

Good news for Peter Thiel, I guess? By Neel V. Patel   on July 3, 2017 The quest for immortality is an oft repeated story throughout history, but it’s only in the past century that the movement has pivoted from the annals of religious escapades and spiritual...

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10 Health Food Swaps That Do More Harm Than Good

By Mary Martin   |   Friday, 23 Jun 2017 06:13 AM When it comes to eating healthy foods, some may be more deceptive than others. Sure, we know that a piece of fruit is better than a cupcake to satisfy a sweet tooth, but why is lean turkey breast better than pork? And...

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