We've looked for anti-aging secrets in short-lived organisms from worms to yeast, but the killifish is a vertebrate, making it a much better analog to humans.
There is a catch-22 when it comes to stopping the aging process.
With a severely restricted immigration policy, Japan is now suffering from a lack of low-skilled workers, especially in the health services.
CDC study also shows that more patients suffering from this type of dementia are dying at home rather than in a care facility.
As we age, our sexual priorities change and we develop knowledge, skills and preferences that protect against aging-related declines in sexual quality of life.
Most research on the neurodegenerative disease has focused on amyloid plaques, but a new study may change this.
Diminishing sight, smell, taste, hearing and touch can contribute to poorer health in the elderly.
Big Pharma is reluctant to test a cheap, generic diabetes pill that could be the fountain of youth.
Widespread discrimination and a history of abuse are keeping a key group of seniors from getting the care they need.
It will be decades before an increase in births will be felt on the economy.
Even though Beijing now allows citizens a second child, China’s demographics will be a huge problem for years to come.
Supercentenarian Emma Didlake has died a month after visiting with President Obama.
Rugby, North Dakota, is home to a disproportionate number of centenarians.
Solanezumab is the first drug identified for slowing the progression rather than merely treating symptoms of the disease.
The secret to Jones's long life? "She eats a lot of bacon," says her nephew.