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29

Mar

'Anti-aging' hormone may do exactly the oppositeIn large doses, human growth hormone could ‘outweigh the potential benefits’ on the body.

'Anti-aging' hormone may do exactly the opposite
In large doses, human growth hormone could ‘outweigh the potential benefits’ on the body.

22

Jan

Happier people keep healthier as they ageEven when accounting for age, lifestyle and economic situation, happier people maintained better physical function as they grew older.

Happier people keep healthier as they age
Even when accounting for age, lifestyle and economic situation, happier people maintained better physical function as they grew older.

17

Sep

The secret to healthy aging: Play!Stephen Jepson maintains his health, dexterity, and mental capacity by filling his life with straight-from-the-playground entertainments.

The secret to healthy aging: Play!
Stephen Jepson maintains his health, dexterity, and mental capacity by filling his life with straight-from-the-playground entertainments.

Simple lifestyle changes can reverse aging at cellular levelModerate exercise, reducing stress and eating better can increase telomere length, which scientists associate with longer, healthier lives.

Simple lifestyle changes can reverse aging at cellular level
Moderate exercise, reducing stress and eating better can increase telomere length, which scientists associate with longer, healthier lives.

12

Jul

7 anti-aging tips to help you make it to the century markWant to live a healthy life and reach 100 years of age or beyond? If so, you may want to follow some of these anti-aging tips.

7 anti-aging tips to help you make it to the century mark
Want to live a healthy life and reach 100 years of age or beyond? If so, you may want to follow some of these anti-aging tips.

11

Jul

People in their 90s living longer with less mental declineGetting very old comes with less decline in cognitive and physical functioning than in the past, a new study finds.

People in their 90s living longer with less mental decline
Getting very old comes with less decline in cognitive and physical functioning than in the past, a new study finds.

04

Jun


 Sunscreen can slow skin aging  



Adults who were instructed to wear sunscreen daily were 24 percent less likely to see their aging score increase over a 4-year period.
Adults who were instructed to wear sunscreen daily were 24 percent less likely to see their aging score increase over a 4-year period.

28

May


 Wrinkles make faces appear more sad, angry  



The study results do not appear to be due to stereotypes that people may have about older adults and their emotions.
The study results do not appear to be due to stereotypes that people may have about older adults and their emotions.

07

Dec

Optimism is key to successful agingPrevious studies have shown seniors tend to have quite positive outlooks despite the physical and cognitive decline associated with old age.

Optimism is key to successful aging
Previous studies have shown seniors tend to have quite positive outlooks despite the physical and cognitive decline associated with old age.

06

Nov

Do anti-aging products really work?Here are five commonly listed active ingredients, and the scientific evidence about whether they may play a role in decreasing signs of aging.

Do anti-aging products really work?
Here are five commonly listed active ingredients, and the scientific evidence about whether they may play a role in decreasing signs of aging.