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Want to live forever? Better start saving.

Posted on Dec 6th, 2017 - By Paul - 0 Comments

  Stanley Bing, the pen name of CBS executive Gil Schwartz, has been writing satirical observations about wealth and business for more than…

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Nuroscientists: “Take a deep breadth before you make a decision. Here’s why.”

Posted on Nov 20th, 2017 - By Paul - 0 Comments

Changes in breathing, for example breathing at different paces or paying careful attention to the breaths—were shown to engage different parts of…

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If you think you’re daily grind is killing you… you may be right.

Posted on Oct 9th, 2017 - By Paul - 0 Comments

A Popular Science article explains how.   Source: Time sleuths think our body clock could help crack the code about chronic…

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Infographic: Everything you ever wanted to know about napping

Posted on Sep 22nd, 2017 - By Paul - 0 Comments

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Poor diet is a factor in one in five deaths, global disease study reveals

Posted on Sep 16th, 2017 - By Paul - 0 Comments

Study compiling data from every country finds people are living longer but millions are eating wrong foods for their health.   Source:…

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Feeling Older? Here’s How to Embrace It

Posted on Sep 13th, 2017 - By Paul - 0 Comments

Resist stereotypes about getting older and find something you can commit to improving, whether it’s tennis or cabinetry. Source: Feeling Older?…

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Life-saving fruit and vegetable diet need only be three portions – study

Posted on Aug 29th, 2017 - By Paul - 0 Comments

New research reveals daily dose of just 375g of fruit, vegetables and beans are sufficient to reduce risk of stroke, heart disease or premature…

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Keeping your smartphone nearby may not be so smart 

Posted on Aug 7th, 2017 - By Paul - 0 Comments

Experiments with groups of college students suggest that keeping your smartphone out of sight can make it easier to focus on demanding mental…

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Why you really don’t want to ignore small health problems

Posted on Jul 16th, 2017 - By Paul - 0 Comments

Something minor can develop into something chronic that’s harder to fix. Source: Why you really don’t want to ignore small health…

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Costa Rica studies longevity of its centenarian citizens

Posted on Jul 13th, 2017 - By Paul - 0 Comments

According to the National Institute of Statistics and Census, there are currently 626 centenarians living in Costa Rica. Source: Costa Rica studies…

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Can Coffee Help Your Live Longer? If so, I should make it well into my 90s.

Posted on Jul 13th, 2017 - By Paul - 0 Comments

Two new studies tie coffee drinking to longevity. Source: Can Coffee Help Your Live…

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Rethinking good cholesterol. Not all HDL is created equal.

Posted on Jul 7th, 2017 - By Paul - 0 Comments

Not all HDL is created equal. Source: Rethinking good cholesterol - Harvard…

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Getting to grips with longevity: The Economist.

Posted on Jul 7th, 2017 - By Paul - 0 Comments

Ageing populations could be a boon rather than a curse. But for that to happen, a lot needs to change first, argues Sacha Nauta Source: Getting to…

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Study: Chemotherapy may spread cancer and trigger more aggressive tumours.

Posted on Jul 7th, 2017 - By Paul - 0 Comments

Chemotherapy could allow cancer to spread, and trigger more aggressive tumours, a new study suggests. Source: Chemotherapy may spread cancer and…

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Could old sharks near Greenland be the key to longer life?

Posted on Jul 6th, 2017 - By Paul - 0 Comments

Researchers from the Arctic University of Norway have sequenced the DNA from Greenland sharks – some of which were alive in the Georgian…

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Is lifespan limited? Scientists disagree.

Posted on Jul 6th, 2017 - By Paul - 0 Comments

Five groups of scientists criticize a widely publicized Nature paper from 2016 suggesting that humans can only live up to 115 years. Source:…

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New Scientist Report: “Children who sleep less may age faster at a cellular level”

Posted on Jul 5th, 2017 - By Paul - 0 Comments

  The less sleep kids get, the shorter the telomeres that cap off their chromosomes are – a sign of ageing that has been linked to cancer…

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How long can humans live? Scientist debate possibility of perpetual life.

Posted on Jun 29th, 2017 - By Paul - 0 Comments

A duo of researchers say there may be no limit to human existence. Source: How long can humans…

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What does it take to be a super-ager? Don’t get comfortable.

Posted on Jun 16th, 2017 - By Paul - 0 Comments

Super-agers are people in their 70s or 80s who have cognitive or physical function equal to that of people decades younger. Super-agers tend to push…

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Study: Having no friends could be as deadly as smoking

Posted on May 22nd, 2017 - By Paul - 0 Comments

Having no friends could be as deadly as smoking, researchers at Harvard University have suggested, after discovering a link between loneliness and…

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