People living in highly walkable, mixed-age communities may reportedly live longer and reach their 100th birthday.
The findings suggested that the four types of ageing were metabolic, immune, hepatic (liver-related) and nephrotic (kidney-related).
Much of the research around longevity focuses on keeping telomeres intact, healthy and strong for as long as possible.
International Day of Older Persons 2019: India warming up to retirement communities but country in dire need of infra, support systems for elderly
Although 1 October is being celebrated as the United Nations International Day of Older Persons every year since 1990, it is disheartening that we remain quite comfortably numb towards the special mental, physical and nutritional requirements of our senior citizens at large.
New research at the University of Copenhagen, Denmark, says that for just four years of financial troubles is enough to trigger changes in the body.
In Aunty Sudha Aunty Radha, Tanuja Chandra shows how empowering it can be to live life on your own terms during old age. Set in Uttar Pradesh's Lahra village, it follows the shared existence of her aunts, which is as colourful and thriving as the garden they lovingly tend to in their house
Many cells under stress die, but some of them become zombie cells that live in suspended animation.
Scientists revived blood flow & cell function in brains of pigs hours after death using artificial blood.
The investigation will keep a group of young mice and another group of older mice on the space station.
Learning Lonesome George's secrets to longevity could help restore dwindling giant tortoise numbers.
Researchers found that hereditary genes affected less than 7 percent of people's lifespan.
They feed hydrogen sulphide to mitochondria in older cells, helping them generate energy to survive
Salman Khan admitted that he cannot apply prosthetic on his face owing to an 87% blockage in his nose. This reflects how age is catching up with the Khans.
Astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) or those on long-duration space flights, such as journeys to Mars or deep space are likely to have a 30 and 50 percent decline in exercise capacity because of a decrease in the way oxygen moves through the body, say researchers.
Having a reliable, approachable and understanding relationship with one's spouse or partner, children and other immediate family members may put older adults at reduced risk of developing dementia, says a study.
Selfie-addicts, take note! Constantly exposing your face to the light and radiation from smartphones may damage your skin, speeding up ageing and promoting wrinkles, dermatologists have warned.
The process of ageing begins even before we are born, says a new study, which used rats to model pregnancy and foetal development.
A "space drink" developed by NASA to protect astronauts from radiation can also reduce wrinkles and reverse the telltale signs of ageing in just four months, say researchers
It's known that intelligence is mostly inherited. But, whether a person can become a clever grandma or grandpa relies on both genes and environment, says a new study.