Articles relating to 'aging'
The surprising secret to a long healthy life…

aging, live longer, aging, live longerRemember the old song, “Always Look on the Bright Side of Life,” sung rather humorously in Monty Python’s Life of Brian? Well, maybe you should try looking on the dark side, too. That’s because pessimists live a little longer than optimists, a new study reveals.

Maybe we don’t always need a silver lining, after all.

German research, … Read More

Why height may not be on your side

AGING, LIVE LONGERShorter men might never have an NBA career, but they may have a real advantage when it comes to aging. New research shows they may live longer than their taller friends. I, for one, am happy to hear it!

Skepticism is understandable, because it’s no secret that North American society puts a premium on tall men. The average … Read More

Wait To Walk Down The Aisle To Avoid Joint Stiffness

87636797The average age of marriage in the United States is now 29 for men, and that’s good news – for their bones.

Less stress? More time to sew their oats?

A new study published in Osteoporosis International found that getting married after the age of 25 gives men stronger bone density in their spines compared to those who married … Read More

Study Suggests State Of Mind Affects Body’s Aging

155322710Many people suffer from bouts of depression throughout their lifetime. It can be brought on by a major life event, such as a death, divorce, sudden job loss or a health problem. When depression becomes chronic, it can be crippling.

While suicide prevention is a priority when it comes to mental health issues, research suggests another area of … Read More

Drinking Milk May Not Boost Your Bone Health After All

146801870Milk has long been touted as the best food to consume for bone health. The combination of calcium and vitamin D in milk is potent, but not necessarily for your bones.

In fact, recent findings from Harvard Medical School shed new light on the “drink milk” campaign, suggesting that drinking milk has nothing to do with bone health…. Read More

Scientists Baffled By The Girl Who Stopped Aging

Brooke Greenberg has become a sort of celebrity in the scientific community. Being a 20-year-old stuck in the body of a five-year-old, she may hold the key to certain anti-aging genes.

The Anti-Aging Wunderkind

Brooke was born prematurely at a mere 4 pounds. Brooke’s parents believed that over time, Brooke would catch up to other kids her age, … Read More

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